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Illinois Employers Now Required to Provide Anti-Harassment Training
Illinois Employers Now Required to Provide Anti-Harassment Training

Employment law practitioners serving victims of workplace harassment and assisting businesses in creating healthy work environments have reason to celebrate. On August 9, 2019, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law Public Act 101-0221, known as the Workplace Transparency ...

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Blog Posts in 2019

  • How Will Recreational Marijuana Impact Illinois Workplaces?

    Starting this January 2020, people over the age of 21 will be able to legally buy recreational cannabis under the Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax ...

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  • Pay Up or Pay Out: New Penalties for Record-Keeping and Compensation Violations in Illinois

    For several years now, employers have been required by the Illinois Minimum Wage Act (“IMWA”) to keep records related to employee hours worked and ...

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  • Let Them Eat Cake…But Serve It Themselves: One Woman’s Fight against Gender Discrimination and Retaliation

    In a widely publicized $20 million lawsuit filed in New York, Plaintiff Nancy Saltzman is suing her former employer, ExlService Holdings, Inc., ...

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  • Past Pay is History: A New Amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act

    The Illinois General Assembly recently amended the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 to increase protections for employees. The Act was originally passed ...

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  • What to Expect if Your Company Receives an SSA “No-Match” Letter

    In March of 2019, the Social Security Administration (SSA) resumed issuing No-Match Letters (officially called Employer Correction Request Notices). ...

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  • Our Parenting Is Evolving, and Companies Should, Too.

    Men and women both suffer when gender stereotypes limit their employment options and benefits. JP Morgan Chase learned this the hard way. In late May ...

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  • How can the Illinois Cannabis Industry Protect its Trade Secrets?

    While there are federal laws that protect a company’s trade secrets, it can be difficult for a medical marijuana dispensary to protect itself because ...

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  • Google Employees “Sit In” to Protest Retaliation in Wake of Walkout

    On May 1, International Workers’ Day , over 1,000 Google employees from offices across the globe participated in a sit-in to oppose the retaliation ...

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  • Recent Non-Compete Trends

    Due to the fact that there is no federal law regarding non-compete or non-solicit agreements, each state passes its own legislation, leading ...

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