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Paid Leave to Be Mandatory in Illinois
Paid Leave to Be Mandatory in Illinois

The Illinois General Assembly recently passed the Paid Leave for All Workers Act (PLFAW) , which will require most Illinois employers to provide paid leave to their workers. Governor J.B. Pritzker has indicated he plans on signing the bill into law shortly. Once passed, ...

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    The saying “what gets measured gets improved” is right on the money when it comes to pay data reporting. As of January 1, 2023, amendments to the ...

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    President Biden recently signed into law the Speak Out Act (the “Act”), which bars the use of preemptive non-disclosure agreements, or “NDAs,” in ...

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    Elon Musk’s chaotic takeover of Twitter has consumed the news—and the Twittersphere—for weeks now. Musk’s “free speech absolutist” position invited ...

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    Changes to Illinois’ One Day Rest in Seven Act (ODRISA) will take effect on January 1, 2023. Lawmakers voted this past May to make changes to the ...

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    Washington D.C.’s non-compete law has had a long journey. The process started in the pre-COVID-19 days. The original act—the Ban on Non-Compete ...

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