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  • Public Act 101-1, referred to as the Lifting Up Illinois Working Families Act, went into effect February 19, 2019, and will raise the minimum wage in Illinois to $15.00 per hour over a five-year period, starting in 2020.  For more information, please visit the following link:

  • The January, 2020 issue of The Globe, the newsletter for the International and Immigration Law Section of the Illinois State Bar Association, which is edited by Lewis F. Matuszewich, has been published.  The articles include: Editor’s Comments An introduction to the issue by Lewis F. Matuszewich. Message From the Chair David W. Aubrey, chair of […]

  • The Workplace Transparency Act took effect January 1, 2020.  Under this Act, all Illinois employers will have to provide sexual harassment training for their employees.  The Illinois Department of Human Rights is developing a free training course (for more info, visit, or employers can opt to buy courses from a private company. Businesses will […]

  • Public Act 101-27, referred to as the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act, effective June 25, 2019, decriminalizes possession of small amounts of cannabis and replaces it with a tax and regulation system.  The Act allows for possessing, consuming, using, purchasing, obtaining, or transporting small amounts of cannabis, as specified in the Act, effective January 1, […]

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