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May
20
2019
In the past few weeks, Illinois Legislators have been working feverishly to advance SB1829, a bill dubbed the Workplace Transparency Act. In an already busy legislative session filled with worker-friendly initiatives, the bill has already passed the Senate and is advancing rapidly through the House, picking up scores of sponsors along the way.
May
13
2019
By the end of this week, there’s a very good chance that the Illinois Legislature will place on Governor Pritzker’s desk for his signature HB0252 – a bill that would eliminate the minimum employee threshold, making virtually any employer with as few as one employee subject to all anti-discrimination prohibitions in the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA).
May
06
2019
Last week, the Illinois senate approved SBO471 calling for mandatory paid family leave benefits to workers in Illinois. The bill now advances to the Illinois House.
Apr
29
2019
Employers have until September 30 to provide pay data to the EEOC.
Apr
22
2019
The Fair Workweek Ordinance and the Fair Workweek Act are two proposed pieces of legislation aimed at providing predictable scheduling for employees.
Apr
15
2019
Apr
08
2019
Equal Pay Day highlights the national pay gap and puts pressure on companies to take action against unequal pay. Here are four things employers can do to address unequal pay.
Apr
01
2019
Amendments to the Equal Pay Act are aimed at solving the gender pay gap.