Yearly Archives: 2016

In late October, Cook County officials elected to join the city of Chicago in adopting a plan to increase the minimum wage to $13 per hour by 2020. While the decision is being heralded by many as an important step … Continue reading

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In last month’s post on this blog, we talked in detail about new guidelines from the Department of Labor that addressed overtime pay for millions of American workers. The new rules were slated to go into effect on December 1 … Continue reading

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If you have owned your business for any reasonable length of time, you have probably had to deal with some of the complexities of hiring a staff and compensating your workers in accordance with local, state, and federal regulations. Many … Continue reading

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