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THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – WHAT ARE MY OBLIGATIONS AND LIABILITIES AS AN EMPLOYER?

Earlier today, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared that COVID-19 (commonly known as “coronavirus”) is now a pandemic. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and WHO are official sources regarding information on pandemics. A declaration of a pandemic by WHO only indicates that there is a sustained human-to-human ...
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A TRUST FOR YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Did you know you can set up a Trust for your dog, cat, bird, horse, or even guinea pig, to be sure they will be taken care of after you’re gone? It’s true. Illinois’ Pet Trust Statute has been in existence since 2005, and it allows you to provide in your Revocable Living Trust or Last Will and Testament that one or more Trusts will be created and maintained for the sole benefit of your pet ...
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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PLAN? The answer is simple—NOW.

Don't procrastinate! Take some time in the next couple of months to consider your estate plan – whether doing it for the first time or updating.  This is really important for you and your loved ones. We all know that bad things happen, and usually when you’re least expecting it.  We are all busy living our lives, day by day, trying to get through our endless “To-Do” lists. ...
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BROADER HORIZONS FOR BREWING BUDDIES

  Craft distilleries are finally being granted the same rights as their buddies, craft breweries. A new bill was passed by the Illinois House and Senate and signed by Governor Pritzker in August 2019 which lifted certain restrictions previously placed on craft distilleries. The new bill was effective immediately. SMALL BUSINESS CRAFT ...
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CORONAVIRUS DISEASE (COVID-19) – GUIDANCE FOR EMPLOYERS

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided interim guidance for employers based on what is currently known about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).  The CDC believes the following interim guidance may help prevent workplace exposures to acute respiratory illnesses, including COVID-19, in non-healthcare settings. The guidance also provides planning consideration...
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