James Botana has been named to a judicial screening committee by Illinois Supreme Court Justice Mary Jane Theis. As a member of the committee, James will assess the qualifications of applicants of the Office of the Circuit Court of Cook County Illinois. Currently, the committee is reviewing candidates for two vacancies, which will be filled by Supreme Court appointment.
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Washington employers should rethink their policies on paying non-exempt employees for travel time based upon a recent appellate court ruling that travel time for out-of-town travel is considered compensable “hours worked” as a matter of Washington law. Port of Tacoma v. Sacks, No. 54498-9-II (Wash. Ct. App. Sept. 21, 2021).
In a growing trend of increasing workplace protections for independent contractors, the Seattle City Council has passed the “Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance,” aimed at increasing pay transparency for the ever-growing gig workforce. The Ordinance goes into effect September 1, 2022.
A new breed of “experts” is here to help desperate employers navigate these uncharted waters. Too bad no one knows anything.
Tens of thousands of U.S. public employees stand to benefit as local officials use $350 billion of federal virus aid for extra pay.
Look for these four traits before taking a chance on a less-than-ideal candidate.
Here’s how to decide whether to stick it out.
Here comes hybrid workplaces, Gen-Z ideals and a push for mental well-being.
On Nov. 19, the city of Philadelphia announced that all city workers must “complete a full schedule of COVID-19 vaccination(s)” by Jan. 14, 2022, or risk losing their jobs.
A Black job applicant suing an employer over hair discrimination is demanding an apology and policy change — but the company said it was a misunderstandi
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. will pay $40,000 and take other measures to resolve an EEOC lawsuit accusing it of firing a Christian worker because he fasted for Lent and was believed to have prayed in the workplace, Colorado federal court records show.
Former star NFL quarterback Robert Griffin III opened eyes with his dynamic play on the football field over the course of his seven-year career — but it’s the words in his new book “Surviving Washington” that are turning heads this week.
A woman who lodged a sexual harassment allegation against former CNN anchor Chris Cuomo was “disgusted” by what she saw as his hypocrisy and attempts to discredit women who made similar allegations against his brother, her lawyer said Sunday.
Workforce analytics can cultivate a culture of continuous improvement.
Mayor Bill de Blasio described the measure as a “pre-emptive strike” meant to curb another wave of coronavirus cases and help reduce transmission of the Omicron variant.