In my practice, I see a lot of trends where the quantity of certain behaviors or issues seem to run in cycles. Lately, I've seen a lot of "creep" & "jerk" issues arise in businesses.  This happens when a business has a very difficult employee who behaves like a creep & a jerk, yet their conduct.

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I've posted 2 new client testimonials to my "Client Testimonials" page. They're below. Typical disclaimer is at the end of the post.

  • Chuck offered a great solution to our small business that did not have the budget for a full-time HR person.  His yearly plan was a perfect solution to.

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On Thursday, July 11, 2013, the Chicago Lawyers' Committee hosted its 44th Annual Meeting at the Palmer House Hilton, in The Loop. The event celebrated agency milestones, honored the pro bono work of its partners, and featured keynote speaker and civil rights trailblazer Dr. Mary Frances Berry. More.

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Generally, a lawsuit is the worst way to resolve a labor dispute. But sometimes, it could be the only & best way. Case in point, recently I helped a client resolve a difficult union dispute by convincing them that getting sued by their labor union would work to their advantage. For many reasons, I won't disclose.

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While meeting with a client regarding their company's human capital issues, we discussed their businesses' transition from classifying workers as 1099s to W2s. Due to confidentiality concerns, I won't disclose much about the business, & of course, they gave me permission to post about this conversation.
A little more than a year ago, my client reclassified workers as.

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