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The Pregnancy Discrimination Act Was Amended. What Does This Mean for You?
The Pregnancy Discrimination Act Was Amended. What Does This Mean for You?

Federal law prohibiting pregnancy discrimination was amended for the first time since 1978. Starting mid-2023, pregnant workers must now be afforded the same workplace accommodations that workers receive under federal disability protections. Congress passed the Pregnant ...

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  • Illinois Employers Must Start Reporting Pay Data

    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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  • What Does the Speak Out Act Mean for Workplaces?

    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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  • New Year, New Laws: Legal Changes on the Horizon in Illinois

    With the new year upon us, so too are many new laws in the State of Illinois. Below is a summary of the new laws slated to go into effect January 1, ...

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  • The Brave New World of Employment Agreements: Ending Forced Arbitration

    Rep. Cheri Bustos, Kristen Prinz, Scott D'Angelo, Christie Hefner. On October 11, 2022, Kristen Prinz participated in a panel discussion moderated by ...

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  • Rock Your Crown! What Illinois Employers Should Know about Hair Discrimination

    People often say I am my father’s twin, so there’s no surprise that I also inherited his thick, curly hair. But for as long as I can remember, I was ...

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  • “Central Park Karen” and Workplace Discrimination

    A “ phone call heard ‘round the world” in May 2020 led to a social media firestorm, renewed demands for reflecting on race in our society, and the ...

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  • How to Handle Long COVID at Work

    After COVID-19 changed the landscape of the American workplace, its step-sister “Long COVID” is now threatening to do the same. As a result of COVID’s ...

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  • The Legal Pitfalls of Remote Workers

    Over the past year, many companies have attempted to return employees to in-person work in the office. Employers have oftentimes been met with ...

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  • What Caused the Great Resignation (and How Can Employers Can Fix It)?

    Determining how to attract and retain the stellar talent that powers your business is an ongoing endeavor for any company, and is even more critical ...

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