Employment Law Blog

June 26, 2024

Navigating the Nuances of IDES Telephone Hearings and Appeals: Missed Hearings and Continuance Requests

In the intricate world of unemployment insurance hearings, particularly those conducted by the Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES), understanding […]

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April 15, 2024

Bouncing Back: Navigating Layoffs with Knowledge and Resilience

“When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that […]

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April 11, 2024

Denied Unemployment Benefits in Illinois Due to Misconduct? How to Fight Back When Your Employer Is Lying

Have your unemployment benefits been unfairly denied due to alleged misconduct? If you’ve recently lost your job and your unemployment […]

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April 3, 2024

Winning Against Unjust Marijuana Termination in Illinois: A Pietrucha Law Firm Success Story

Have you been fired for testing positive for marijuana, despite never being under the influence at work? You’re not alone, […]

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March 22, 2024

Defending Against False Sexual Harassment Claims: A Guide for Illinois Small Businesses

For small business owners in Illinois, facing false allegations of sexual harassment or discrimination can be a harrowing experience. It’s […]

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March 19, 2024

Appealing to the Unemployment Office IDES Board of Review: A Guide for Illinois Employers and Employees, When Insubordination is “Misconduct”

The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) plays a crucial role in the lives of both employers and employees, particularly […]

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March 2, 2024

“Workplace Rights as a New Mom: Your Rights to Pumping Milk and Taking Leave

Being a new mom is an extraordinary journey filled with joy, challenges, and significant life adjustments—especially when it comes to […]

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January 24, 2024

Navigating Your Separation Agreement: Why Expert Review is Crucial

When the time comes to part ways in a professional setting, a separation agreement is more than just a formality—it’s […]

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January 3, 2024

Navigating EEOC Charges: A Guide for HR Professionals in Crafting Effective Position Statements

In the dynamic landscape of human resources, navigating the complexities of an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Charge of Discrimination […]

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November 16, 2023

Holiday Pay on Thanksgiving: What Illinois Employees Need to Know

The holiday season is upon us, and with it comes a common question for employees in Illinois: “Does my employer […]

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