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Chicago to Enforce Stronger Sexual Harassment Regulations
Chicago to Enforce Stronger Sexual Harassment Regulations

As of July 1, 2022, Chicago employers and businesses licensed to perform work in the city will be subject to the City of Chicago’s expanded sexual harassment regulations. The new rules affect deadlines for filing a charge, financial penalties for offending employers, and ...

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