Unfair Treatment in Internship Programs: Protect Your Company

By |2021-01-28T21:09:59-06:00August 11th, 2016|Blog, Business Law, Compensation, Federal Law|

Today’s job market is less than ideal. While the pool of job candidates is large, companies struggle to find manpower to fit their budgets. The solution for many companies is internship programs. Internships are becoming a standard graduation requirement at many colleges and universities with benefits to both employer and student. According to Brian Burnsed, [...]

What Small Business Owners Need to Know About Rest and Meal Breaks

By |2021-01-28T21:03:00-06:00February 25th, 2013|Business Law, Compensation, Small Business, Workers Compensation|

There are federal and state (Illinois) laws small business owners need to know about rest and meal breaks for non-exempt employees- and corresponding compensation.  These laws generally address the following questions: Should an employee be paid while on breaks? Are employers required to offer breaks? How long such breaks should be? Federal Laws According to the Fair [...]

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