Client Bulletin June 2024 – New Laws July 1, 2024

“How to Navigate the Proposed Federal Noncompete Ban,” Greyzone Mentoring Blog June 2024

“Wading Through the New Independent Contractor Rule,” Illinois CPA Society Insight Magazine Spring 2024

Client Bulletin: Labor Day 2023 – Compliance and Heads Up

“New Restrictions on Severance Agreements,” Special Client Bulletin 2/24/23

“New Laws for 2023,” Client Bulletin December 2022

“State of the Workplace,” Client Bulletin Sept. 2022 Labor Day

“COVID Update September 2021”, Client Bulletin Sept. 2021 clientbulletincovidupdateseptember2021

“Client Alert: COBRA Subsidized Through September 30, 2021”

“The End of a Long Interesting Year,” Client Bulletin December 2020 clientbulletindecember2020

“State of the Workplace,” Client Bulletin Labor Day 2020

“Return to Work – Legal Issues and COVID,” Career Resource Center Newsletter August 2020

“COVID FAQ – DOL Update Highlights,” Website Update July 2020

“New Law for Small Employers, Phase 4 Begins June 26, Avoiding Reopening Risks,” Client Bulletin June 2020

“Workers’ Rights During a Pandemic,” Greyzone Consulting Blog 5/27/20

“Pandemic Update – Thoughtful Transition,” Client Bulletin May 18, 2020

“What are employee rights during a pandemic?” Career Resource Center Newsletter April 2020–5—What-are-employee-rights-during-a-pandemic-.html?soid=1102992250720&aid=U7co78dj-kg

“COVID FAQ” Website Update April 2020

“COVID-19 Special Update” Client Bulletin March 2020

“Don’t Rely on ‘2020 Hindsight’” – Be Prepared for New Rules, Client Bulletin December 2019

“Gamechangers – New Employment Laws” Client Bulletin Summer 2019

“Equal Pay – How Do We Fare Today?” clientbulletinspring2019

“New Employment Laws,” clientbulletinwinter2019

“Client Bulletin Fall 2018,” clientbulletinfall2018

Featured in VoyageChicago Magazine’s Inspiring Stories 8/14/18:

“Supreme Court: Changes and Impact on Businesses: Client Bulletin Summer 2018” clientbulletinsummer2018

“Client Bulletin Winter 2018,” clientbulletinwinter2018

“Lessons from Harvey Weinstein and Other Gender Issues at Work,”  lorigoldsteinlawclientbulletinfall2017

“New Paid Sick Leave Requirements and Minimum Wage Increases in Chicago and Cook County Effective July 1, 2017” Special Client Bulletin May 2017

“Leave of Absence as A Reasonable Accommodation” clientbulletinspring2017

“2017: New Laws and Uncertainty” clientbulletindecember2016

“Employment Tricks and Treats” clientbulletinfall2016

“Prepare Now for December’s Major Overtime Exemption Changes” clientbulletinsummer2016

“Special Client Bulletin – New Overtime Regulations Imminent” clientbulletinspecialovertimedol2016

“Year-End Roundup and New Year Forecast”   clientbulletinwinter2016

“Labor Day Law List – 10 Employment Law Changes” Client Bulletin Labor Day 2015

“Work Transition in 2015” Check out my August 20, 2015 interview on the Next Act for Women blog at

“Difficult Work Conversations: Tips For Employees And Employers,” Client Bulletin Spring 2015

“Ring in the New Year with New 2015 Employment Laws: Illinois Ban-the-Box, LGBT Rules for Federal Contractors, Minimum Wage, Pregnancy Accommodations, and More…” Client Bulletin Winter 2015

“Employee Accommodations in Two Arenas: Pregnancy and Mental Disabilities,” Client Bulletin Fall 2014

“Medical Marijuana and Your Workforce – The New (2014) Illinois Compassionate Use of Medical Cannabis Pilot Program Act (MCPP)” (3-part series), Client Bulletins:   June 2014July 2014August 2014

“2014 Welcomes Obamacare, Vocal College Athletes, and Older Workers – the Economic Impact on Employers and Employees,” Client Bulletin  Winter 2014

“Legal Lessons for Employment Transitions,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin September 2013

“Summertime: Internships and Company Social Events,” Client Bulletin Summer 2013

“Exit Interviews,” North Shore LAW June 2013 and Chicago Daily Law Bulletin August 2013

“Inaugurate Your Workplace Resolutions,” Client Bulletin January 2013

“No Social Media Passwords for Illinois Employers, Anti-Bullying Legislation Update, Latest Census Findings, EEOC Protects Transgender Workers,” Client Bulletin Summer 2012

“Social Media is Here to Stay,” What’s Happening Community Newspaper, April 26, 2012

“Employers (union and non-union) Beware: Social Media and Employee Rights,” Client Bulletin   April 2012

“Hot Employment Issues for 2012,” Client Bulletin  January 2012

“Surprise Relief for Employers and Good News for Workers: Voluntary Settlement Opportunity to Reclassify Independent Contractors to Employees” Client Bulletin October 2011

“Employers Face Increased Obligations,Risk under Amended ADA Regulations” Client Bulletin April 2011

“Can Employees Legally Be Fired For Facebook Posts?” Publicity Club of Chicago

“Court Guides Employers On Reasonable Accommodations and ADA Protection,” Wildman Harrold Employment Newsletter

“Termination For Misconduct Does Not Automatically End Injured Employees’ Workers’ Compensation Benefits,” Wildman Harrold Employment Newsletter

“Illinois Expands Employer Obligations By Amending Three Statutes,” Wildman Harrold Employment Newsletter

“Recent Local FMLA Cases Clarify Employee Rights,” Wildman Harrold Employment Newsletter

Quoted in “Employee Leave and Law,” Business Insurance

Quoted in “Database Aids Judge in Spurring Settlements,” Chicago Daily Law Bulletin

“The Legal and Practical Reasons You Should Conduct Exit Interviews,” Assisted Living

“ADA Update: What Are The Courts Debating?” The Journal of Workers Compensation

“Minimizing Your Employment Liability – Understanding the Interplay among the ADA, FMLA and
Workers Compensation” Food Industry News

“Complying With The FMLA May Not Be Enough” Insight Magazine

“Appropriate Policies Reduce Risk of Sex Discrimination, Harassment” Provider Magazine

“Protecting the Rights of the Disabled” Chicago Healthcare Magazine

“Dealing With Discrimination” Chicago Healthcare Magazine