The independent contractor "legal world" is quickly transforming in many ways! It is hard to keep up with the flood of new laws and court cases impacting independent contractor status on both the Federal and State levels.
Illinois employers take note! The Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES) has a new notice on its website addressing the remarkable expansion of unemployment insurance benefits under the federal stimulus package known as the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act).
It often happens that an employee tells the employer that the employee is quitting...but later the employee claims the employer really fired the employee.
There are many good reasons for which a company fires one of its employees. Some of these reasons are:
Recently a client asked if she could fire an "at-will" employee who was working less than "90 days." Within this question, I could see many employment law concerns colliding with each other and causing confusion.