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What’s Next for Traditional Labor with President-Elect Trump in Office?

USA - November 9 2016 President-elect Trump’s strong base with blue collar workers helped him win yesterday’s election, despite significant union backing for Hillary…

Allan Bloom, Anthony J Oncidi.

Cook County Suburbs Subject to Same Paid Sick Leave Obligations as Chicago

USA - October 13 2016 Effective July 1, 2017, Cook County Ordinance 16-4229 (“Ordinance”) will allow employees who work in Cook County to accrue and use earned paid sick…

Steven J. Pearlman.

District Court Decision Upholds Employer’s Wellness Program But Signals Support for EEOC Positions Going Forward

USA - September 27 2016 In EEOC v. Orion Energy Systems, Inc., the Eastern District of Wisconsin rejected the EEOC’s claims that Orion Energy’s wellness program violated the…

Seth J Safra.

Illinois Enacts Child Bereavement Leave Act

USA - September 1 2016 On July 29, 2016, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law the Illinois Child Bereavement Leave Act (the “Act”). The Act, which became…

Steven J. Pearlman.

Illinois Prohibits Non-Compete Agreements with Low-Wage Employees

USA - August 29 2016 Effective January 1, 2017, the Illinois Freedom to Work Act (the “Act”) will prohibit private sector employers from entering into non-competition…

John P Barry, Steven J. Pearlman.