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Illinois Bans Salary History Inquiries
On July 31, 2019, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed into law House Bill 834 (the "Bill"), which amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003
United States
8 Aug 2019
Chicago Enacts Fair Workweek Ordinance
On July 24, 2019, the Chicago City Council passed and Mayor Lightfoot approved a predictive scheduling ordinance known as the Fair Workweek Ordinance (the "Ordinance").
United States
8 Aug 2019
2019 Brings Employment Law Changes For Illinois Employers
As 2018 draws to a close, state and local lawmakers in Illinois have been passing legislation that will further regulate a variety of employers' practices.
United States
18 Dec 2018
Illinois Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Prohibit Employer Inquiry Into Wage History
This bill is one of the latest to be considered as part of a growing patchwork of salary history inquiry laws around the country.
United States
1 Sep 2017
Chicago Sees A Major Uptick In FLSA Litigation, Consistent With National Trends
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has emerged as one of the nation's busiest federal district courts with respect to wage-and-hour litigation.
United States
16 Nov 2016
Illinois Passes Family Caregivers Leave Law
In contrast, the Act only applies to Illinois employers who maintain internal sick leave policies.
United States
30 Aug 2016
SOX Whistleblower Receives $250,000 Award Related To State Wage Act Complaints
The ARB recently concluded that a former program manager was entitled to recover more than $250,000 in back pay and benefits under Section 806 of SOX based on his discipline and constructive discharge.
United States
15 Apr 2016
4th Circuit: 4 Year Statute Of Limitations Applies To SOX Claims
The Fourth Circuit recently held that SOX whistleblower retaliation claims are subject to a four-year statute of limitations and that emotional distress damages are available in SOX actions.
United States
4 Feb 2015
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