Whether you are an employer, employee, or independent contractor, our Illinois employment attorneys will protect your rights and give you peace of mind. We have experience in all aspects of employment and labor related matters including the creation and review of contracts, best practices of employers and dispute resolution.
Please contact our friendly
Illinois Employment Attorneys
at our nearest location to schedule a free consultation:
See below for our other locations. If our office locations are not convenient for you, we are happy to speak with you by phone.
"Kevin and his firm, O'Flaherty Law, are friendly, efficient, knowledgeable and professional. Kevin is a master at bringing people together and sharing ideas."
"Kevin O'Flaherty and his team at O'Flaherty Law are among the friendliest and easiest to work with attorneys I've dealt with. I would suggest them to any friends or business associates."
Kevin O'Flaherty was instrumental during the purchase process of my new house. I highly recommend him and the entire firm!
An excellent client experience, I recommend O'Flaherty Law to all of my clients that have a need for consultation in family law.
Kevin O'Flaherty oversees all legal matters and is actively involved in making sure every client's case, big or small, is handled with excellence and attention to detail. He is available to contact through phone and email and his rates are available upon request.
Illinois employment attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains the differences between Illinois employment agreements and independent contractor agreements.
In this article, our Illinois employment attorneysdiscuss the importantance of creating proper employment contracts and independent contractor agreements. We discuss some key clauses that protect employers:
Our Illinois labor attorneyswill create solid employment contracts and independent contractor agreements that limit your exposure to liability and protect your company's interests.
Illinois labor law attorney Kevin O'Flaherty explains qualities you should look for in your employment lawyer.
In this article, our Illniois labor lawyers discuss an employer's duty to pay the full amount of wages owed to a terminated employee during the next payroll period. If an employer withholds wages, it will not only owe the employee the withheld wages, but also attorney fees and a penalty of 2% per month for every month wages have been withheld. Our Illinois employment lawyers explain wage withholding and the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act.
Illinois employment lawyer Kevin O'Flaherty expalins common situations in which employers should contact an attorney.
In this article, our Illinois employment lawyers explain employees' rights to access their personnel files. Employees can have access to their employment records twice a year while employed and for up to a year once terminated. There is no law in Illinois requiring an employer to create personnel files for employees. Therefore an employee is only entitled to review records to the extent that they exist.
Employers must retain any and all documentation to support termination of an employees' in their personnel file, if this is not done, then such documentation may become inadmissible in court as evidence in any future litigation.