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Past Pay is History: A New Amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act
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 to reduce the disparity in compensation between men and women, and it was later amended to protect African-American workers ...

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