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Illinois Amends Recreational Cannabis Law To Protect Drug Testing By Employers

USA - December 16 2019 Seyfarth Synopsis: Earlier this month, Governor Pritzker signed into law SB 1557, revising the Recreational Cannabis Law to expand permissible…

Condon A. McGlothlen, Adam R. Young

You (don’t) have the right to remain silent – how new unemployment insurance integrity laws may affect your separation and settlement agreements with departing employees

USA - November 12 2013 In October 2011, President Obama signed the Federal Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011, which mandated that all states implement a…

Eric J. Janson

Seventh Circuit upholds rejection of employer’s double-breasting arrangement

USA - September 4 2013 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently upheld a joint arbitration committee's ("JAC") decision finding that a business's…

Illinois becomes first state to adopt mandatory retirement savings law

USA - January 6 2015 On January 4, 2015, Governor Quinn signed into law the Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act. With this law, Illinois becomes the first state to…

What President Trump’s Executive Order Means for Unemployment Compensation Benefits

USA - August 11 2020 One of the major sticking points for the most recent round of stimulus negotiations was what to do about the expansion of unemployment compensation…

Alex Meier