Voters in Illinois and Tennessee each approved ballot initiatives amending their state constitution regarding labor rights. However, the measures were completely opposite to each other with one affirming the right-to-work and the other the right-to-bargain,
In the first-ever biometric privacy class action to go to trial in Illinois, a federal jury in Chicago has awarded $228 million to a group of more than 45,000 truck drivers.
Effective July 1, Chicago is amending its sexual harassment ordinance to expand the definition of sexual harassment and to require employers to develop written policies, provide training and keep records to demonstrate compliance.
The Illinois Supreme Court has ruled that workers' compensation law does not preclude employees from suing their employers under the state's unique biometric privacy law, potentially opening the door to costly litigation and damages for employers that violate the statute.
An amended Illinois law takes a unique step to make it easier for employers that wish to terminate, otherwise discipline or deny employment to workers who refuse to be vaccinated.
An Illinois appellate court has ruled in favor of a transgender employee who was denied the use of the women's restroom.
Changes to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act set criteria that must be met for a noncompete agreement to be valid and enforceable, and impose stricter limits on which employees may be subject to such an agreement.
The time an employee spends getting an employer-mandated COVID-19 vaccine is likely compensable under the federal and state minimum wage laws, according to guidance from the Illinois Department of Labor.
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