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Johnson Insurance Agency
Jul 12, 2021 2:50 PM
Johnson Insurance Agency was founded in Chicago in 1955 by George and Barbara Johnson. In January 1958 the two moved to a small town in the country called Elk Grove Village.
When hiring employees in other states, make legal compliance a priority
By Germaine Willett
Jun 29, 2021 2:42 PM
Many employers assume their employment policies apply the same to a remote employee as for other staff. This is not necessarily the case, however, as the law of the state where the employee performs his or her work, not the law where the employer is based, may govern the employment relationship.
Aurora's economy will recover, thanks to its thriving small business community
Jun 29, 2021 2:28 PM
The Women's Business Development Center (WBDC) understands the challenges small businesses face and supports small business owners' recovery through no-cost, one-on-one advising, industry-specific programming and assistance accessing capital.
New trends in attracting and retaining talent
By Tony Alberico
Jun 29, 2021 3:02 PM
As the economy begins to steadily improve and competition for top job talent tightens, finding new ways to appeal to potential new hires continues to be an ongoing challenge for employers. With a new age of workers upon us, a new age of problems have surfaced as well.
Paid sick leave: Here to stay?
By Abigail Barr
May 21, 2021 8:43 AM
Long before COVID-19 and the FFCRA were at the forefront of anyone's mind, however, several cities and states across the nation decided to take the matter of paid leave into their own hands.
FFCRA toothache becomes litigation root canal
By Paul Sinclair
Mar 16, 2021 9:22 AM
Lawsuits claiming violations of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act are in full swing all over the country.
Environmental, social and green (sustainable) bonds come home
Feb 19, 2021 2:59 PM
Social impact and green bonds are a type of municipal bond issued by a governmental entity that has a social or environmental outcome attached to the project being financed through the issuance of those bonds.
Diversity, equity and inclusion: How to initiate change
By Sonal Shah
Feb 16, 2021 2:46 PM
Our research shows that there are numerous things organizations can do, some easy and inexpensive, others more difficult and costly, to commit to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Business recovery will require resilience, relationships
By Michael O'Rourke
Jan 25, 2021 2:49 PM
Not all business owners were fortunate enough to receive government relief funds, especially in the first round. Experience shows that business owners who had a relationship with their bank were better served than those who didn't.
Company culture in the Year of COVID
By Beth Carter
Jan 22, 2021 8:32 AM
The pandemic has changed many things -- not only how we work, but how our company operates remotely as a team -- and has made maintaining our company culture challenging. Through fostering engagement among our employees, communicative and empathetic leadership, and the desire for continuous improvement, we've been able to find our stride.
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Dominican University -- a history of diversity
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