On January 1, 2022, an amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act will go into effect. The amendment implements several protections for middle-class employees against restrictive covenants such as non-competition and non-solicitation agreements.
In sum, the amendment voids restrictive covenants…Read More
The IRS has issued Notice 2021-25 that temporarily increases for 2021 and 2022 the Business Deduction for Business Meal Expenses to 100% from 50%. This applies to food or beverages provided by a restaurant. The term “restaurant” means a business that prepares and sells food or beverages to retail…Read More
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are implementing new policies to promote health and safety in the workplace. However, some public health considerations may conflict with discrimination and privacy regulations set in place by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). The FAQ below is intended to aid employers in navigating the ever-changing requirementsRead More
In connection with the Covid 19 pandemic, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) has been enacted to provide paid leave for both Covid 19 illnesses as well as interruptions related to Covid 19 shutdowns of childrens’ primary school/child care facilities.Read More
Unlike corporate shareholders, corporate directors have a presumptive (and much broader) right to inspect corporate books and records and only if and when the corporation carries the burden of proving the request for inspection is improper, can such a right be curtailed.Read More