As Illinois closes in on January 1, 2020, the effective date for legislation legalizing recreational marijuana, business owners have sought and received protection on several key issues. Among them are:
Category: Labor and Employment
The Seventh Circuit today reaffirmed that local governments are responsible in s1983 suits only for their own illegal acts, not those of others which fall outside an official local-government policy.
Proposed Illinois Senate Bill 471 requires all employers to provide paid time off to all employees.
After over three years of deliberations, the U.S. Department of Labor has announced its final rule which could make 1.3 million American workers eligible for overtime pay.
There are changes to Illinois employment discrimination law beginning January 1, 2020.
U.S. Department of Labor Issues Opinion Letter That Permits Employees To Use FMLA Leave To Attend IEP Meetings.
On August 8, 2019, the United States Department of Labor issued an opinion letter that states that an employee may use intermittent FMLA leave to attend Committee on Special Education meetings to discuss his/her child’s Individualized Education Program (IEP).