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  • WBS Partner Presents on Real Estate Issues

    Real Estate and Corporate Practice Group Partner, Andy Arons, had the pleasure of leading a presentation at the IICLE Family Law Institute regarding real estate and contractual issues arising in co-habitation agreements between unmarried partners. Andy would like to thank his co-presenter, family law attorney Candace Meyers and the Illinois Institute for Continuing Legal Education for the opportunity. For more information on the event, please visit: https://www.iicle.com/FLI22 and for more information on Andy, please visit: http://wbs-law.com/attorneys/andrew-d-arons/

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  • AVOIDING IT CONTRACT LIABILITY TRAPS: TOP 10 RESOLUTIONS TO STILL KEEP

    Don't let 2022 be the year your organization is behind in the IT development curve and facing possible contract liability exposure. It's always a good practice to perform an annual self "check-up" on your organization's Information Technology operations. Attorney Jeff Davis walks us through in detail a checklist of 10 IT goals every organization should consider at least annually to assess its IT "health." This informative list should enable a workable, systematic approach to identifying and mitigating IT risks, and potentially avoiding extraordinary and unbudgeted IT costs.

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  • CHICAGO FAIR WORKWEEK ORDINANCE REQUIRES EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE PREDICTABLE WORK SCHEDULES FOR EMPLOYEES

    On July 1, 2022, the phase-in provisions of the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance ("CFWO" or the "Ordinance") will require covered employers to provide covered employees with a 14 day advance notice of their work schedules, a change from the current 10 day notice. Partner Kerry Saltzman and Associate Patrick Spellman outline how employers and employees are affected by this change and other aspects of CFWO, from predictability pay to pay rates for scheduled work hours cancelled under 24 hours' notice.

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