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Illinois Passes Bill to Further Limit Restrictive Covenants for Employees

USA - June 8 2021 After extensive negotiations between interest groups representing both employees and businesses, the Illinois General Assembly passed a major bill on…

Illinois Appellate Court finds non-compete restrictions over-reaching and affirms court decision not to blue pencil

USA - November 13 2015 A recent decision from an Illinois Appellate Court suggests that employers with non-compete agreements “built to scare” may end up with an…

Illinois: Employers cannot demand employees’, job applicants’ social media passwords

USA - November 14 2012 As use of social media sites continues to rise, employer attempts to access social media content and passwords from employees and applicants have come under mounting criticism.

Alison Crane, Chad P. Richter, Peter R. Bulmer.

Workplace Safety, Hazard Prevention, and Premium Pay During COVID-19 Pandemic

USA - September 22 2020 Six months into the COVID-19 pandemic, workplace safety and hazard prevention are more important than ever for manufacturers and other employers of…

Illinois Bill to Further Limit Use of Restrictive Covenants With Employees Headed to Governor’s Desk

USA - June 7 2021 The Illinois General Assembly passed a major bill on May 31, 2021, that further limits and clarifies the circumstances in which restrictive covenants…