Blog Post
06/09/2021
By Jason Tremblay and Alexander Reich

On May 25, 2021, the Illinois legislature passed an amendment to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act that more than doubles the possible damages an employee can be awarded for a wage violation.

Blog Post
06/08/2021
By Jason Tremblay and Alexander Reich

On May 31, 2021, both Houses of the Illinois legislature unanimously passed legislation that, if signed by Governor Pritzker, will overhaul the enforceability of restrictive covenants in Illinois.

Blog Post
06/04/2021
By Anna Maria Tejada

Please join us as Labor & Employment attorneys Anna Maria Tejada and Zach Kimmel present during our four-part webinar series focused on the challenging labor and employment issues that HR professionals face in managing today’s workforce. This interactive and engaging series of discussions will provide human resources and related professionals with solutions to a variety of day-to-day risk scenarios that often arise with hiring and recruiting, performance management and discipline, employee leave, and termination.

Blog Post
05/20/2021
By Garrett P. Buttrey and Henry A. Platt

In January 2021, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser signed the Ban on Non-Compete Agreements Amendment Act of 2020, which will, once effective, constitute one of the broadest statutory bans of non-compete agreements in the United States. Indeed, not only will the new law place a near-total ban on non-compete agreements, but it will also impose an affirmative duty on employers to inform employees of the new law under threat of administrative and monetary fines.

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