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Illinois freedom to work act imposes new restrictions on restrictive covenants

USA - June 9 2021 Joining a recent slew of other states, the Illinois legislature recently passed a law limiting the use of restrictive covenants and codified existing…

New IL Law Creates Reporting Requirements for Employers and Expands Protections for Convicted Employees

USA - April 1 2021 On March 23, 2021, Illinois Governor Pritzker signed Public Act 101-656 (Act) into law, amending the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA), the Equal Pay…

Chicago Delays Private Suits Under Fair Workweek Ordinance Until 2021, Law Still Effective July 1st

USA - June 8 2020 As a response to the COVID-19 crisis, Chicago has amended the Fair Workweek Ordinance (Ordinance) to provide additional running room for employers…

Plan Ahead or Pay the Price: Chicago Enacts Fair Workweek Ordinance

USA - July 25 2019 The City of Chicago will soon join New York City, Philadelphia, Seattle, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and the state of Oregon on the ever growing…

State of Illinois Amends New Employee Sick Leave Act

USA - January 30 2017 On January 1, 2017, the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act went into effect. The Act requires businesses to revise any existing sick leave policies (to…