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Illinois Rings in the New Year With New Employment Laws

USA - December 27 2018 As we prepare to welcome 2019, Illinois employers must also prepare for new employment laws that afford greater rights and protections to employees…

Joseph T. Charron.

Illinois Enacts Expansive Job Protection Statute for Military Service Members

USA - November 26 2018 Effective January 1, 2019, the rights of Illinois employees serving in the military will be governed by the Illinois Service Member Employment and…

Recent Employee-Friendly Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act Include Updated Posting and Handbook Requirements

USA - November 20 2018 Recent amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) broaden employee rights and impose new, immediate notice requirements on employers…

Illinois employers face new expense reimbursement requirements

USA - September 17 2018 On August 26, 2018, Illinois amended the Wage Payment and Collection Act (IWPCA) to include the requirement that employers reimburse employees for…

Joseph T. Charron.

Chicago Issues Final Paid Sick Leave Rules While Surrounding Suburbs Continue to Opt Out of Cook County Sick Leave Coverage

USA - June 29 2017 The City of Chicago has issued final rules for its Paid Sick Leave Ordinance. The Chicago Paid Sick Leave Ordinance was passed on June 22, 2016 and…

Norma Manjarrez.