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Lynam & Associates assists client in acquiring 31 additional acres to expand Barrington conservation preserve; qualifies for $360,000 Illinois Clean Energy Community Foundation grant

Several years of efforts in support of our client, Citizens for Conservation, paid dividends in the acquisition of 31 additional acres of land in Barrington for the Craftsbury Preserve, the client’s second largest conservation preserve, now totaling 52 acres. Portions of the land appears to have never been plowed, suggesting that the potential for complete…

201906.12
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Workplace Violence: Nowhere to Hide

Workplace violence is one of the primary causes of all homicide incidents in the U.S., and the devastation after a violent incident in the workplace is costly to persons and the entities exposed to this type of violence. The business impact of workplace violence can result in low employee morale, loss of productivity, worker’s compensation…

201905.11
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What is Micro-Finance Entrepreneurship and Can It Provide Sustainability in Developing Countries?

You are cordially invited to a presentation at The Union League Club of Chicago on the day after Labor Day -May 28th, 2019 at 6PM- on the Power of Micro Finance Entrepreneurship.Micro-Finance lending is changing lives and empowering entrepreneurs in Developing Countries like never before. We will feature a presentation on micro-finance by Jeffrey L. Hartman. …

201905.01
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The Four Seasons Hotel Fights BIPA Class Action

The Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA) requires all Illinois companies to notify and obtain consent when collecting biometric information. In a new BIPA case, the Illinois Appellate Court found that employees of the Four Seasons Hotel in Chicago who had brought a class action suit against the hotel were not required to pursue arbitration as sought…

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…