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2019 Brings Employment Law Changes for Illinois Employers

USA - December 13 2018 As 2018 draws to a close, state and local lawmakers in Illinois have been passing legislation that will further regulate a variety of employers’…

Ren Morris, Steven J. Pearlman

Illinois Governor Signs Restrictive Covenant Bill Into Law

USA - August 19 2021 On August 13, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law an amendment to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act (820 ILCS § 90), which imposes…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece

Illinois Legislature Seeks to Limit Use of Restrictive Covenants

USA - February 23 2021 Two bills were recently introduced in the Illinois legislature that seek to limit or preclude the use of restrictive covenants for Illinois employers…

Steven J. Pearlman

Chicago Expands Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

USA - August 10 2021 Effective August 1, 2021, the City of Chicago’s Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance was amended to provide for additional uses of paid sick…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece

Chicago Introduces Wage Theft and Paid Secure Leave Ordinances

USA - June 1 2021 On May 26, 2021, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot introduced a series of ordinances (the “Ordinances”) which seek to implement new wage theft protections…

Steven J. Pearlman, Dakota D. Treece