May 11th, 2020
Peter Gillespie at Laner Muchin
Illinois Provides Model for Newly Required Anti-Harassment Training
In 2019, Illinois required employers to provide annual sexual harassment prevention training to all Illinois employees. This requirement also applies to employers based in other states that have one or more employees working remotely in Illinois or working at a customer’s worksite in Illinois...
March 10th, 2020
Kathy Speaker MacNett at SkarlatosZonarich
Employers are asking what measures should be implemented in response to the Coronavirus – COVID-19 outbreak. Some are even questioning if they need a separate Coronavirus policy for their employees. Consider instead utilizing the employment laws and established Human Resources tools already in place, and supplementing with additional policies applicable to this crisis and future health care crises, only as needed.
The Coronavirus has caused some 3,800 deaths as of this writing; and continues to spread causing wide-spread concern inside and outside of the workplace. Employers can and should implement positive steps, without causing panic.
Kathy Speaker MacNett recommends consideration of the following ten steps:
March 9th, 2020
Michael Karst at Kastner Westman & Wilkins
Name three things you can do right now to prepare for COVID-19.
Michael Karst has four, so just go ahead and use his list.