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Illinois Releases Model Training Program for Prevention of Sexual Harassment

USA - April 30 2020 The Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR) has released a model training program meeting the requirements of the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA)…

Sarah J. Gasperini

Considerations in Selecting an Investigator

USA - September 19 2019 A threshold issue in any internal investigation is the selection of an investigator. A number of considerations will guide a company’s decision…

Kristin L. Bauer

New Illinois Law Requires Corporations to Report Diversity on Corporate Boards

USA - August 29 2019 A new Illinois law, Public Act 101-0589, signed by Governor J.B. Pritzker on August 27, 2019, aims to encourage diversity on the boards of directors…

Kathryn Montgomery Moran

Illinois Expands State Human Rights Act to Include Employers with One or More Employees

USA - August 22 2019 An amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) expands the definition of “employer” from employers with at least 15 employees to those with one…

Julia P. Argentieri

Illinois Enacts Workplace Harassment Law, Creating New and Expanded Obligations for Employers

USA - August 12 2019 Employers in Illinois will have new obligations related to employment contracts, training, and agency oversight under a wide-ranging bill signed by…

Katherine S. Bailey, Sarah J. Gasperini