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Sexual Harassment Laws Apply to Small Businesses TOO

Sexual Harassment Training

The trend continues: three more states now require large and small employers to train their employees to prevent workplace sexual harassment. Connecticut As part of the Time’s Up Act, Connecticut employers with at least three employees need to provide sexual harassment training. This includes training on the illegality of sexual harassment and remedies available to […]

Illinois Updates Employees’ Rights

Equal Pay and Minimum Wage

  The Illinois Department of Labor (DOL) has issued updates to the Your Rights Under Illinois Employment Laws notice, which has a revision date of 12/19.   MINIMUM WAGE Effective January 1, 2020, the minimum wage in Illinois is $9.25 per hour. The DOL has now provided a chart on the Your Rights notice outlining […]

New & Updated Laws That Apply to All Illinois Employers

The Illinois Department of Human Rights has published a new, more streamlined version of the former Employment Rights notice. The newly titled Discrimination and Sexual Harassment notice, which has a publication date of 9/18, places greater emphasis on an employee’s right to be free from unlawful sexual harassment. The Illinois Attorney General’s office has just released the notice for […]

New Minimum Wage for Employees in Chicago

The City of Chicago has released an updated Minimum Wage notice that reflects new wage information effective July 1, 2018. As outlined in the notice, the City of Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to: Employers who maintain a business facility in the city or are required to have a business license to operate in the city Employees […]

ATTN: Chicago IL Employers

In addition to mandatory city, state, and federal labor law posters, employers in the City of Chicago are also required to post the Cook County, Illinois labor law poster. To ease the posting responsibilities of Chicago employers, Poster Compliance Center now offers a Chicago/Cook County IL labor law poster that includes required city and county […]

City & County Minimum Wage Ordinances Leaving State Laws in the Dust

Over the past couple of years, there has been an upsurge in the number of municipalities that have passed minimum wage ordinances with higher rates than the state minimum wage laws. As a result, the number of mandatory city and county labor law posters has increased significantly. As of 2018, a total of 35 cities […]

New Employment Rights Posting Requirement for Illinois

Due to a recent religious accommodation amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act, the Employment Rights notice is now a required posting. Based on the amendment to the law, employers are required to accommodate employees’ religious practices, beliefs, and observances unless they cause undue hardship to the employer’s business. What Employers Need to Know According to the […]