Proposed legislation currently under consideration by the Illinois General Assembly would amend Illinois’ Personal Information Protection Act (PIPA) by expanding the law’s definition of personal information and by requiring new disclosure and security requirements on data collectors. Senate Bill 1833 passed the Illinois State Senate on April 21, 2015 by a 35-13 vote. On May […]
Archives for May 2015
DEBT COLLECTION: Do you really owe the money?
Verify your debt before paying any collection agency: There are many scam artists trying to collect non existent debts. They phone, they text, they email, and they use regular mail. Before you send money to a collection agency there a few simple steps you should take to obtain additional information about the debt to ensure […]
McKenna Employment Bulletin – May 2015
SEVEN MONTH GAP AFTER FMLA LEAVE PREVENTS RETALIATION SECLUDING AN EMPLOYEE FROM THE WORKPLACE SUPPORTS A COMPENSATORY DAMAGE AWARD THE PERSON TERMINATING MUST KNOW THE BIAS OF THE PERSON RECOMMENDING THE TERMINATION IN ORDER FOR THE BIAS TO SUPPORT A CAUSE OF ACTION YOUR DISCRETIONARY BONUS PLAN MAY SUPPORT A BREACH OF CONTRACT CLAIM YOUR […]