Chicago workers will soon have access to additional guaranteed paid leave as a result of a city ordinance that takes effect December 31, 2023.
The Illinois Department of Labor has issued proposed regulations for implementing the state's Paid Leave for All Workers Act.
With the signature of Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday, August 11, Illinois has joined the list of states requiring pay transparency in job postings.
Legislation recently signed into law by Gov. J.B. Pritzker will expand leave for bereaving a child and for mourning victims of violent crime; establish new leave for organ donation; and provide protections for freelance workers and temporary workers.
A bill advancing quickly through the Illinois legislature would add the state to the growing list of jurisdictions that require employers to share pay range information with job applicants.
The Illinois Supreme Court has held that employers commit a separate violation of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) each time they scan an employee's biometric information without the required notice or consent, potentially making BIPA missteps much more costly for employers.
Paid leave soon will be available to nearly all Illinois workers, as a result of the state legislature's recent passage of the Paid Leave for All Workers Act.
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.
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