Sending Our Heartfelt Support

It is with great sadness that I write this note in light of the Henry Pratt Company tragedy and workplace shooting in Aurora, Illinois. The Chicago SHRM Board and our entire HR community extend our thoughts and hearts to the families, colleagues, and loved ones of the five employees who were killed, including two HR … Continue reading Sending Our Heartfelt Support

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Supreme Court Ruling Greatly Increases Employers’ Liability for Violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

David A. Moore and Heather Becker of Laner Muchin, Ltd. On January 25, 2019, the Illinois Supreme Court held that an employer could be liable for technical violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA), even if the individual does not allege an actual injury or harm in Rosenbach v. Six Flags Entertainment.  As … Continue reading Supreme Court Ruling Greatly Increases Employers’ Liability for Violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act

Four Ways to Help Employees Alleviate Debt and Financial Stress

By HUB International These days, it’s the rule, not the exception. More American workers are living paycheck to paycheck than ever before, just making ends meet. The recent government shutdown highlights the fact that Americans are simply not financially prepared should the unexpected happen. Nearly three-fourths of U.S. households have less than $1,000 saved; and … Continue reading Four Ways to Help Employees Alleviate Debt and Financial Stress

We LOVE Our Members! Member Spotlight

Angela Nino - CEO of Empathic Workplace Tell us more about you: What do you find most valuable about your Chicago SHRM membership? I like the networking, roundtable events, and education updates. What are you currently reading, listening to, learning about, professionally or personally? Dare to Lead and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck … Continue reading We LOVE Our Members! Member Spotlight

How One Best Place to Work Thinks About Love in the Workplace

Author: Melanie Milhouse Creating a Culture of Love It is February and love is in the air! From chocolate covered strawberries to a dozen red roses, people thrive on this very commercial time of year. The question is, how does this feeling of love translate to the workplace? Ultimately, who is supposed to take ownership … Continue reading How One Best Place to Work Thinks About Love in the Workplace