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Holiday Bonuses and Discrimination

As per the Minimum Wage Law in Illinois, your employer is obligated to pay you for all of the hours you worked whether you are a salaried or an hourly employee. If you fail to complete certain hours in the week, you will not be paid for them.

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The Many Forms of Employer Retaliation

The Whistle Blower Act in Illinois protects employees who reveal illegal acts their employers are involved in to the law or the government. This can lead to retaliatory action from their employee.

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What You Need to Know About Retaliatory Discharge in Illinois

Illinois does not have clear cut laws when it comes to suing former employers for retaliatory discharge. Just because an employer has been unfair in firing an employee does not necessarily mean the employee is entitled to compensation.

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How the Illinois Whistleblower Act Protects Employees

Exposing an employer who does not take the safety of his/her employees seriously or is involved in fraudulent business practices is your right as an employee. However, some employers can retaliate by terminating the employment of the whistleblower.

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What You Should Know About the FMLA as an Employee

If you suffer from a serious health condition at work or have a family member who has taken ill, taking time off to take care of yourself or them should be your main concern. However, an uncooperative boss can make you stress out, which can further exacerbate your condition.

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5 Signs Your Boss Illegally Fired You

Wrongful termination is illegal in Illinois. If you think your boss fired you because of these issues, you have every right to file a complaint against them with legal authorities:

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2 Ways Employers Can Stem Gender Discrimination in the Workplace

Gender discrimination in the workplace is usually experienced more by a female rather than male employees. If you count yourself as the former, chances are you may have experienced it in some form or another.

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4 Common Signs Of Workplace Discrimination You Shouldn’t Ignore

Workplace discrimination can cripple even dedicated employees and prevent them from realizing their career goals. In fact, you may be a victim yourself and just haven’t realized it.

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The Right For Reasonable Accommodation For People With Disabilities In Illinois

Just because you have a disability, does not mean you are not entitled to fair and equal opportunities in all aspects of your life. In Illinois, this includes the workplace.

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Filing a Federal Job Discrimination Complaint With the EEOC

Federal and state laws protect employee discrimination on certain characteristics in Illinois workplaces across the state. However, depending on what type of employer you have, the complaint has to be made in a specific manner and to a specific entity.

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