What Employers Need to Know About New Laws Article May Upset Some Employees
Bellas & Wachowski Attorneys at Law, via their ‘Chicago Business Attorney Blog,’ has released an article “What Illinois Employers Need to Know About the New Illinois Laws”, which may be a cause for concern to some employees, depending on what they do on on their own time for recreational reasons or for other personal reasons.
The blog examines the pertinent points of “What Illinois Employers Need to Know About the New Illinois Laws” in the pursuit of providing trustworthy advice as to the considerations employers in Illinois need to consider for Chicago Business owners. Below is a portion of the piece, which neatly exemplifies the potentially controversial element:
The bottom line for employers is this: an employee who consumes certain substances legally and off-duty, but whose employer maintains policies which prohibit such use, and may randomly test for such use, can still legally be terminated even if they are not impaired as a result of such use while at work.
The Blog author, Chicago business litigation attorney George Bellas says “Of course we never set out to intentionally upset anybody. The aim of our articles is first and foremost to give guidance to businesses and employers in the State of Illinois. It is critical, however, that we stay dedicated to our true voice.”
“Although our “What Illinois Employers Need to Know About the New Illinois Laws” might unsettle those who choose certain activities for their own pleasure on their own time, our duty is to our readers. We believe it’s more important to provide accurate and up-to-date guidance to business owners and employers in the Illinois, than to please everyone – which is notoriously difficult to do.”
George’s Chicago Business Attorney Blog has been a provider of in-depth articles in the Business Law market since 2013. The goal of the blog is to provide insight and guidance to business owners and employers of current and pending laws in the State of Illinois. Chicago Business Attorney Blog’s complete article can be found here What Employers Need to Know About the New Laws in Illinois.
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