201903.18
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New Biometric Data Class Action

As we warned in our blog post of March 11th, 2019 on “The New Perils of Using Electronic Means to Identify Your Workers or Customers”, Highland Baking in Northbrook has been sued for potentially hundreds of thousands to millions of dollars in damages in a class action violation of the new biometric privacy laws by…

201903.11
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The New Perils of Using Electronic Means to Identify Your Workers or Customers

On January 25, 2019, The Illinois Supreme Court ruled that violations of the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), the toughest privacy law in the nation, did not require actual damages to be shown by workers or customers, but that very serious damages were presumed where violations occur, up to $1,000/$5,000 per person per incident. Under the…

201812.12
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Employee Performance Reviews- Sword or Shield?

While performance reviews are a routine part of many job positions, they can be a sword or a shield in employment disputes. These documents can be valuable evidence in many types of employment claims, especially those involving allegations of wrongful termination. Performance reviews are intended to provide feedback and identify opportunities for growth. They can…

201811.01
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Recap of Our 10/29/18 Presentation: CRYPTO: How to Juice your Investments, Revolutionize Society, and Conquer the World

David Lynam, the Chair of the Union League Club of Chicago Entrepreneur Group and the author of this blog, introduced the program. He spoke of the beginnings of cryptocurrency from an underground network of cyber counterculturists, to gaining a significant amount of popularity in the last decade. Cryptocurrencies operate on an anonymous, decentralized ledger which…

201810.25
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Sign Up Now for CRYPTO: How to Juice your Investments, Revolutionize Society, and Conquer the World!

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On Monday, October 29th at 5:30 pm the Union League Club of Chicago Entrepreneur Group will present: CRYPTO: How to Juice your Investments, Revolutionize Society, and Conquer the World! You have only 4 days left to sign up for this exciting event. Share with us the chance to experience the potential that Cryptocurrencies have to…

201809.11
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What Happened at the August ULCC Meeting

At the August 27th 2018 meeting of the Union League Club Entrepreneur Group, we featured a program on the exciting new technology known as blockchain, which allowed attendees a glimpse at how future companies will interact with vendors and clients. The presentation, “Blockclain for your Business”, was lead by BusinessBlocks’s Managing Director, Tom Klein. Tom…