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Welcome to Asonye & Associates

Asonye and Associates is a Chicago-based immigration, labor and employment law firm founded in 1993.  The firms founder has been recognized by his peers as a Leading Attorney in the area of Employment Law.   For  more than 15 years, the firm has provided competent, efficient and cost-effective representation, aided by advanced technology and prompt communication with clients. 

 
Employment Agreements and Termination Harassment/Hostile Work Environment
Workplace Discrimination Employer Resources
  • I-9 Employment Eligibility Verifcation [more...]
  • Sexual Harassment Prevention [more...]
  • Harassment Complaint Investigation [more...]
  • Diversity/Anti-harassment Training [more...]
  • Independent Contractor Status [more...]

Current News

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Press releases and other news from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • CHICAGO – Voyant Beauty, LLC will pay $75,000 and provide other relief to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the federal age...

  • ATLANTA – Bakotic Pathology Associates, LLC (Bako), a pathology laboratory headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, will pay $50,000 and furnish other relief to settle a sex discrimination and retaliat...

  • NEW ORLEANS – Gracious, LLC, a company based in New Orleans and doing business as Gracious Bakery + Café, violated federal law when it fired an employee because of a medical condition related to he...

  • BOSTON – Atlantic Properties Management Corporation and its affiliate, Diversified Funding, Inc., property management companies in Boston, violated federal law by failing to provide a reasonable acc...

  • FORT SMITH, Ark. - Hospital Housekeeping Systems, LLC (HHS), a provider of housekeeping, food and facilities support to numerous industries, based in Dripping Springs, Texas, will pay $520,000 as part...

  • DALLAS – Amarillo-based dealership Pete’s Car Smart will pay $145,000 and furnish other relief to settle an age and disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opport...

  • ATLANTA – Covenant Woods Senior Living, LLC and BrightSpace Senior Living, LLC (together, “Covenant Woods”), which operate the Covenant Woods retirement community in Columbus, Georgia, violated ...

  • NEW YORK - Tech Mahindra, Inc., a New York-based IT services company, will pay $255,000 to a job applicant to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity ...

  • DALLAS – Paramount Healthcare Consultants, LLC, which operates nursing care facilities across Texas and Louisiana, will pay $50,000 to settle a sex discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed ...

  • BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Walmart Inc., a nationwide retailer of groceries and other goods, agreed to pay $30,000 and provide other relief to settle charges of sexual harassment in a lawsuit filed by the U...

  • NEW YORK – A seven-person jury in Syracuse, New York returned a verdict this afternoon to resolve a disability discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)...

  • NEW ORLEANS – Affordable Rent-to-Own, LLC, doing business as Affordable Home Furnishings, a furniture retailer and lessor based in Louisiana, has agreed to pay a former employee $105,000 to settle a...

  • ATLANTA – RSPS Holdings, a franchisee of the popular fast-casual barbeque restaurant, Shane’s Rib Shack, violated federal law when it subjected a teenage female employee to a hostile work environm...

  • NEW ORLEANS – J&M Industries, Inc., a manufacturing and distribution company based in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, has agreed to pay a former employee $105,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit...

  • CHICAGO – Blackwell Security Services, Inc. will pay $70,000 and provide other relief to settle a religious discrimination lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), t...
EMPLOYEES, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS & AGENTS

Our firm provides cost-effective representation for employments matters. We offer flexible payment arrangements to reduce the overall cost to our clients. Clients have the ability to seek representation based on our normal hourly rates or flat-fee arrangements, where feasible. Upon request, we provide the following services at flat fees for employees:

  • Review Of Severance, Termination Or Non-compete
  • Review Of Employment Contract/Agreement
  • Review Of Settlement Agreement (review only)
  • Conference For Legal Advice/Guidance On One Work-Related Issue
  • Consultation With Employee Under Harassment Investigation
  • Consultation On Office/Co-worker Dating Policies And Issues
  • Attendance of Mediation, Fact-finding Or Settlement Conference
  • Written Case Evaluation, Opinion And Recommendation

EMPLOYERS AND BUSINESSES
Flat Fee Representation - Labor, Employment, and Discrimination Law

Our firm provides cost-effective representation for employments matters. We offer flexible payment arrangements to reduce the overall cost to our clients. Clients have the ability to seek representation based on our normal hourly rates or flat-fee arrangements, where feasible. Upon request, we provide the following services at flat fees for employers:

  • Drafting Standard Termination AgreementDrafting Standard Settlement, Non-compete Or Employment Agreement
  • Drafting Employment Handbook
  • Drafting Discrimination/Harassment Policies And Postings
  • Preparation/attendance of EEOC/IDHR/CCCHR mediation conference
  • Preparation/Attendance-Settlement Conference
  • Preparation/Attendance-EEOC/IDHR/CCCHR Fact-Finding Conference
  • Sexual Harassment Training/Seminar
  • Unemployment Hearing Defense

Please call, e-mail or complete our Contact Form and include a brief description of the matters you wish to consult us on so that we may provide a flat fee rate for the consultation. We offer evening and weekend appointments (at a higher rate) for your convenience.

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