Category: Employment Law

Pietrucha Law featured in LegalTech News article about Six Flags BIPA lawsuit

This month LegalTech News interviewed Pietrucha Law Firm, LLC for an article titled, “Illinois Biometrics Ruling May Lead to Flood of Plaintiff Suits, Attorneys Say”.  In short, in January 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court made a landmark decision about the right to privacy in Illinois.  The decision involved a dispute over a plaintiff’s burden of [..]

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Pietrucha Law to speak at Feb 13, 2019 “Dealing With Problem Employees” Seminar in Naperville, Illinois

Pietrucha Law will be speaking February 13, 2019 at the National Business Institute’s Seminar entitled, “Dealing With Problem Employees: A Legal Response Guide”.  Illinois HR and management can learn about putting an end to problem behavior while limiting liability for a lawsuit. Pietrucha Law will be presenting along with other Illinois-based employment attorneys. Topics include: [..]

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Working Mom to Working Mom – Attorney Pietrucha Speaks About Juggling Motherhood, Childcare, and Workplace Rights

On Friday, September 7, 2018, Attorney Cynthia Pietrucha spoke to a filled room at Downers Grove’s Chamber 630 Women in Business monthly meeting hosted by Northwestern Mutual Chicagoland. Cynthia’s talk titled Illinois Working Moms: Juggling Motherhood, Childcare and Workplace Rights was sponsored by Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center located in Downers Grove. Cynthia began [..]

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Free Illinois Employment Rights Helpline by Equip for Equality

Attention Illinois Employees – New & Free Disability Rights Hotline Available Equip for Equality recently launched an exciting initiative called the Employment Rights Helpline. The Helpline is a new, free, statewide service to provide people with disabilities with legal rights information and advice, as well as self-advocacy assistance to help them navigate employment issues that arise. [..]

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The Top 8 New Illinois Employment Laws in 2017

January 1st marked a new year with nearly 200 new Illinois scheduled to take effect in 2017.  Among these new laws are many governing Illinois labor forces, employees and employers.  See below for a quick overview of some of the key laws that will impact Illinois employees this new year. 1.  Non-Competes for Illinois Low-Wage [..]

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U.S. Government Offers Resources to Current or Former Wells Fargo Employees

After recent reports regarding employment activities at Wells Fargo, questions have been raised about compliance with labor laws.  The U.S. Department of Labor pledged to take these allegations seriously and offers current or former employees of Wells Fargo the opportunity to ask questions with the Department’s Wage and Hour Division, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Office [..]

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