On November 3, 2023, the Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) published its proposed regulations for implementing the Illinois Paid Leave for All Workers Act, which is set to take effect on January 1, 2024.
We address issues, cases and matters of statutory and regulatory compliance of employment law that can impact a business' growth and profitability.
UPDATE: On Monday, March 13, 2023, Governor Pritzker signed the Paid Leave for All Workers Act into law.
On April 14, 2022, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals clarified employees do not engage in “protected activity” under Illinois whistleblower law when they report violations of the laws or regulations of other states.
On February 3, 2022, in a much-anticipated decision, the Illinois Supreme Court rejected a common defense raised by many employers in response to the recent flood of lawsuits under the Biometric Information Privacy Act ("BIPA“) in Illinois
Reminder to Missouri and Illinois Employers: Increases to State Minimum Wage Rates Are Now in Effect
Missouri and Illinois employers should be sure to check and update their minimum wages rates as both states have laws on the books causing rate increases in 2022 and each year for the next several years.