Rathje Woodward LLC is pleased to announce Daniel J. Szczesny has been recently installed as the Vice Chair to the Labor and Employment Law Section at the DuPage County Bar Association. Established in 1879, the DCBA is the largest county bar association in Illinois with approximately 2,600 members.
Category: Labor and Employment
On June 9, 2022, Gov. JB Pritzker signed the Family Bereavement Act, an amendment to the Illinois Child Bereavement Act.
Effective January 1, 2022, amendments to the Illinois Freedom To Work Act significantly changed the landscape for restrictive employment covenants.
Scott Pointner moderated “Workplace 2021: What You Need to Know” presented by the Wheaton Chamber of Commerce. Ray Sanguinetti was a panelist and discussed the importance of conducting an audit on current employee handbooks and policies and procedures.
News Alert: Amendments to Illinois Human Rights Act Regulate Use of Criminal Records in Employment Decisions.
On March 23, 2021, Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a bill that amended the Illinois Human Rights Act, effective immediately. Those amendments place new limitations and procedural requirements on the use of criminal conviction records in employment determinations.
Initial Review: H.R. 6201 Families First Coronavirus Response Act