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EMPLOYERS GIVE THE RIGHT TO REQUEST ACCESS TO EMPLOYEE’S SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS IN SOME INSTANCES

3x3On January 1, 2014, an amendment to the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act went into effect that grants employers authority to seek access to employee’s social media accounts when the information being sought is related to a professional account. Previously, employers were prohibited from seeking any information relating to its employee’s social media accounts, whether that ...
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NEW ILLINOIS LAWS AFFECTING ILLINOIS EMPLOYERS IN 2014

Uomo con depressione fisicaNew Illinois Laws Affecting Illinois Employers in 2014 While the New Year brings many new laws of which you should be aware, there are particular laws effective January 1, 2014 instituted by the Illinois legislature of which business owners should be particularly aware. Below is a brief summary of one of the new laws that may affect Illinois b...
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ARE YOU LIABLE FOR SELLING A COMPANY’S LIABILITIES? SUCCESSOR LIABILITY IN ILLINOIS

selleing companyIf you are considering buying another company's assets, one important consideration is: what liabilities of the seller will I be taking on? This question generally only arises in an asset purchase, as a stock purchase will typically result in liability on the part of the successor company.Whether a company that purchases the assets of another company can be ...
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