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Should We Pay Student Athletes?

The total athletics revenue reported among all National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) athletics departments in 2019 was $18.9 billion . Between ticket sales, contracts with athletic apparel brands, broadcasting rights, and corporate sponsorships, this number ...

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    Starting on July 5 th , New York City’s large fast-food employers must have “just cause” or a bona fide economic reason to terminate workers as a ...

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    Background checks have become an essential part of the hiring process. And it makes sense that employers want as much information as possible about ...

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  • Illinois Passes Comprehensive, Bipartisan Non-Compete Legislation

    The Illinois General Assembly just passed a new law that will significantly improve employee mobility and provide clarity for Illinois businesses. The ...

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    Employers have a barrage of new regulations with which to comply under the Illinois Business Corporation Act (IBCA), the Illinois Equal Pay Act ...

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    Although many people feel a degree of relief after the recent verdict in the murder of George Floyd, the contemporaneous news of police killings of ...

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    Our work lives have been irreparably transformed as a consequence of the global pandemic. While that means our work habits and schedules have adapted, ...

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  • Illinois’ VESSA Law Offers Protection to Victims of Sexual Violence

    “More than one-fourth of stalking victims report losing time from work due to the stalking and 7% never return to work…Almost 50% of sexual assault ...

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  • Pregnant Workers May Gain Increased Protections

    Legislation is on the horizon that could significantly support pregnant workers. If passed, employers would be bound to accommodate pregnant workers ...

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    On March 11, President Joe Biden signed into law the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), which appropriates $1.9 trillion in resources to assist ...

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