Drendel Named Top Lawyer

Kevin G. Drendel has been named one of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers for 2014 by The American Lawyer in connection with The National Law Journal and will be featured in the 2014 edition of Chicago’s Top Rated Lawyers. The recognition is given to attorneys who have attained a preeminant AV rating from Martindale-Hubbel, the oldest rating service for…

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Hiring The Google Way

Education, skills and experience are important, but there is more to hiring than those traditional measures, so says Laszlo Bock, the senior vice president of people operations for Google. Unless you have been living in a cave (with no Internet connection), you know that Google has dominated the world’s most competitive and lucrative market –…

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Contractor Beware: An Employee Classification Pitfall

Did you know that people hired by contractors are presumed to be employees by state law? – even if a contract calls them independent contractors!     Beginning on January 14, 2014, individuals can be held liable for violations of the Employee Classification Act. If you are a contractor who employs independent contractors, you need to become familiar…

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