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Employer Law Blog

We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.

Employer Law Blog
September 14, 2021

New Illinois Law Significantly Restricts Legality of Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements

On May 31, 2021 the Illinois General Assembly passed a groundbreaking bill significantly limiting the use of non-compete and non-solicitation agreements by Illinois employers, to go into effect January 1, 2022. Subject to certain exceptions, the new law applies to all private Illinois employers with Illinois employees.

Employer Law Blog
January 4, 2021

The Sun Sets on 2020 – and the FFCRA

As we finally closed out 2020, the required leave provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) also came to a close. However, the Department of Labor issued two new FAQ’s on its website (FAQ 104 and 105), clarifying that if an employee has not exhausted their FFCRA leave prior to January 1, 2021, a covered employer may elect to voluntarily extend the employee’s deadline to do so through March 31, 2021.