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Illinois releases pregnancy accommodation proposed rules

USA - July 30 2015 Employers must accommodate pregnancy-related conditions as if they were disabilities. Employees who receive part-time work or a reduced schedule as...

Phillip M. Schreiber.

Colorado Supreme Court upholds termination of medical marijuana user

USA - June 22 2015 The Colorado Supreme Court upheld the termination of a quadriplegic Dish Network employee who was a licensed medical marijuana user under Colorado’s...

Thomas D. Leland, Leah E. Capritta, Phillip M. Schreiber.

Higher Chicago minimum wage takes effect July 1, 2015

USA - May 8 2015 Chicago's minimum wage will increase to $10.00 per hour beginning July 1, 2015.This is the first of a series of annual tiered minimum wage increases...

Phillip M. Schreiber.

New bill expands Illinois Human Rights Act's pregnancy protections

USA - August 26 2014 On August 26, 2014, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed House Bill 8, amending the Illinois Human Rights Act by placing new obligations on employers...

Phillip M. Schreiber.

Illinois Firearm Concealed Carry Act will require employers to take action

USA - August 5 2013 On July 9, 2013, Illinois passed the Firearm Concealed Carry Act (FCCA), becoming the final state to permit the concealed carry of firearms. In 2014...

Todd D. Steenson, Phillip M. Schreiber.