Savine Employment Law, Ltd.

Savine Employment Law, Ltd. provides employment dispute services and employment counsel to employers and employees.

Unlike many employment law firms, we do not represent exclusively management or exclusively individuals. Savine Employment Law, Ltd. advocates aggressively on behalf of both our business and individual clients. We’ve also experienced the workplace from every angle, not only as trusted advisors to senior management and human resources of some of the world’s largest companies, but also as business owners and as workers.

Our familiarity with both sides of the workplace makes us stronger, more informed, and more effective champions for all our clients.

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It’s an exceedingly trying time for workplaces. As leadership tries to make rules and enforce standards during the onslaught of COVID-19, how can empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person, play a role? Join Erich Kurschat, owner Harmony Insights LLC, and Gary Savine, founder, and principal attorney of Savine Employment Law, Ltd. online, Friday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m. CST for a meaningful, actionable conversation around compassionate expectations. Register by…
It’s an exceedingly trying time for workplaces. As leadership tries to make rules and enforce standards during the onslaught of COVID-19, how can empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person, play a role? Join Erich Kurschat, owner Harmony Insights LLC, and Gary Savine, founder, and principal attorney of Savine Employment Law, Ltd. online, Friday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m. CST for a meaningful, actionable conversation around compassionate expectations. Register by…
It’s an exceedingly trying time for workplaces. As leadership makes decisions related to the onslaught of COVID-19, how can empathy, the ability to understand and share the feelings of another person, play a role? Join Erich Kurschat, owner Harmony Insights LLC, and Gary Savine, founder, and principal attorney of Savine Employment Law, Ltd. online, Friday, April 24 at 12:00 p.m. CST for a meaningful, actionable conversation around compassionate expectations. Register by clicking here or visit…
Gary Savine will be a featured panelist in a webinar focused on helping companies understand workplace issues created by COVID-19 and other communicable diseases.  Hosted by Financial Poise, this webinar, The Impact of Communicable Diseases, Including Coronavirus, on the Workplace, is the fourth in a series of webinars concerning employment issues.  The webinar will air on Tuesday, April 28 at 12:45 p.m. CST. The full series, entitled Protecting Your Employee Assets: The Life Cycle Of…
On April 1, 2020, the US Department of Labor DOL published a 124-page “Temporary Rule” providing much-needed guidance on the emergency leave law entitlements under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).  Importantly, the rule includes instructions on an important exemption that may help struggling small employers opt out of part of the law. Congress passed the FFCRA in March 2020 in part to help American workers cope with the economic disruption and health effects…
COVID-19 has created new federal emergency family and sick leave laws. As you may know, this past week President Trump signed into law new federal emergency sick and family leave requirements. The requirements go into effect 15 days from enactment. What your company should be doing right now:  Employers will want to examine current policies to determine what type of policy updates to consider and how to communicate these changes to their workforce. Short-term amendments to leave…
<!– –><!–[if (lt IE 9) & (!IEMobile)]> <![endif]–> Gary Savine is again a featured panelist in this year’s webinar series Employee Assets: The Life Cycle Of The Employment Relationship hosted by Financial Poise. For this third webinar in the 2020 series, Show Them The Money: Wage & Hour Compliance, the panel will address mistakes commonly made by employers and will endeavor to provide attendees with the tools to help find and fix potential wage and…
<!– –><!–[if (lt IE 9) & (!IEMobile)]> <![endif]–> Agency’s Action Changed Exemption Levels Recently, the US Department of Labor (DOL) published its final overtime rule, which changed exemption levels for white collar employees. You can find it in full on the DOL’s Website. The final rule became effective January 1, 2020, which gave employers very little time to review and adjust the pay of their exempt workforce to comply with the law. For those…