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Alert: New Illinois Amendment Significantly Limits Use of Restrictive Covenants

Following the lead of several other states, effective January 1, 2022, Illinois will make sweeping changes to its Freedom to Work Act (“Act”), limiting employers’ ability to restrict employees through covenants not to compete and covenants not to solicit.   The Act originally was enacted to prohibit employers from requiring low-wage employees to enter into […]

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Beyond the Beautiful: Compensation and Commissions in Med Spas

This article was originally published on the Access+ portal for ByrdAdatto Access+ members.   Enjoy this free access to learn more about compensation and commissions in medical spas.   Beyond the aesthetics and glossy marketing, a medical spa and a traditional spa are entirely different past the storefront. Legally, one is a medical practice, while the […]

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Illinois Alert: If a Potential Hire Did Some Time, a New Law Prevents Employers From Learning About the Crime

On March 23, 2021, Governor Pritzker passed amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (“IHRA”) substantially limiting employers’ ability to consider an applicant or employee’s criminal history in the hiring process. ByrdAdatto shares what you need to know. The purpose of these amendments is to prohibit discrimination based on prior conviction records and expand the […]

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Jim Stanford Jumps Out of Airplane with American Extreme Legacy Jump!

All month long we at ByrdAdatto are honoring the military, law enforcement, firefighters and rescue personnel who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms. We specifically want to thank our own veteran, Jim who is a veteran Sergeant in the U.S. Army Intelligence. Jim has a continued passion for our country’s Veterans and First-Responders, which is […]

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ByrdAdatto to present at the 2021 AmSpa Medical Spa Show!

ByrdAdatto attorneys Brad Adatto, Michael Byrd, Renee Coover and Jeff Segal will be presenting at the 2021 AmSpa Medical Spa Show at the Wynn Resort and Casino in Las Vegas this week! The Medical Spa Show debuts May 5th and runs through May 8th.  The Show will feature education from industry-leading instructors keep you up-to-date […]

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Behind The Podcast: Don’t Let Your Company Become a Bad Afternoon Talk Show

This video was originally published on the Access+ portal for ByrdAdatto Access+ members. Enjoy this free access to learn more about the episode!   Employees are an integral part of a business and it is no surprise employment disputes can often get emotional. In this podcast episode, partner Renee Coover joined Michael and Brad to […]

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