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.
A new ordinance prohibits employers from taking adverse action against employees who obey orders to stay at home, quarantine or isolate due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
With the federal minimum wage remaining unchanged for more than 10 years now, states and localities are filling in the gap with new minimum wage laws or increases to existing minimum wages.
Two former Wendy's employees have filed a lawsuit in Illinois against the restaurant chain claiming that the way that the company stores and handles biometric data violates the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
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