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Illinois Hops On The Equal Pay Bandwagon: Amends Equal Pay Law, Enacts Salary History Ban
On July 31, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 834 into law, strengthening and amending the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 ("IEPA").
United States
7 Aug 2019
Chicago Is The Latest City To Enact A Predictive Scheduling Law
The Chicago City Council approved the "Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance" on July 24, 2019.
United States
1 Aug 2019
Illinois Governor Signs Bill Raising The Statewide Minimum Wage To $15 Per Hour
On February 19, 2019, Governor JB Pritzker signed into law the "Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act," which raises the state's minimum wage, in increments, to $15 per hour by 2025.
United States
27 Feb 2019
Chicago City Council Creates Office Of Labor Standards To Enforce Chicago's Employment Ordinances
On October 31, 2018, the Chicago City Council unanimously approved the formation of the Office for Labor Standards (OLS).
United States
19 Nov 2018
DOL Issues Updated FMLA Forms
On September 4, 2018, the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division released the long-awaited new Family Medical Leave Act notices and certification forms. The new forms are now available for download from the DOL website.
United States
10 Sep 2018
Chicago Considers Fair Workweek Ordinance
The Chicago City Council currently has before it a proposed ordinance entitled the "Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance," which, if passed, would severely limit Chicago employers' ability to change employees' posted schedules, and would otherwise encumber employers in employee scheduling.
United States
25 Jul 2018
Decision May Pave Way For More Stringent FLSA Collective Action Certification Standard
In a decision that may significantly impact certification and decertification decisions in FLSA collective actions, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decertification of a Rule 23 class and FLSA collective action, essentially applying the standards set forth by the U.S. Supreme Court in Dukes v. Wal-Mart to an FLSA collective action.
United States
15 Feb 2013
Ohio Supreme Court Upholds Employer Intentional Tort Statute April 2010
On March 23, 2010, in two companion cases, Kaminsky v. Metal & Wire Products Co., No. 2010-Ohio-1027, and Stetter v. R.J. Corman Derailment Services, L.L.C., No. 2010-Ohio-1029, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of a state law limiting workers' claims against their employers for their on-the-job injuries.
United States
7 Apr 2010
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