Illinois employment law doesn’t have to be complicated, whether you’re an employee or employer. If you want experienced lawyers on your side to successfully navigate employment law issues, contact the Attorneys at Benassi & Benassi, P.C.
There’s a lot of ground to cover with Illinois employment laws, but thankfully Benassi & Benassi, P.C. can handle any issue:
Your current or future place of work may discriminate against you based on your race, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, religion or national origin. In this case, our workplace discrimination attorneys can help resolve discrimination issues if you notice:
Severance is entitled to you if you were a victim of wrongful termination. Illinois employment is “at-will,” meaning you can quit at any time or your employer can let you go for any reason. However, wrongful termination can happen if:
When family issues arise, or your health is at stake, you are protected as an employee under the Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Employees balance work and family responsibilities in times of change or distress with the help of the FMLA’s design. Situations covered by the FMLA include:
As an employee in Illinois, you have the right to fair pay based on the hours you work. Employers must comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other local and state regulations that are the most favorable to the employee. The wage and hour laws we handle include:
If you witness your place of employment, private or state, partaking in illegal activities, you have every right to report this and have your job protected by our Lawyers. You should report wrongdoings if you observe:
Our Lawyers protect whistleblowers so they may file suits in the name of the State of Illinois. This is in cases where wrongdoers are engaging in conduct that defrauds the state or local governments. Our team of legal professionals ensures your guaranteed rights during the reporting process.
Don’t get yourself into a legal mess with your employees or employers without proper representation. For the right Lawyers who can guarantee your rights are protected, count on Benassi & Benassi, P.C. Consultation for employment law is only a call away at (309) 517-1363. Also, we are located at 300 N.E., Perry Ave., Peoria, IL 61603.