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  • Public Act 101-177, took effect September 29, 2019, and amended the Equal Pay Act of 2003.  You can read the Act in its entirety at the following link:

  • 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 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 […]

  • Beginning January 1, 2017, the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act takes effect. This Act expands the reasons that an employee can use paid sick leave where paid sick leave is already provided by an employer. Under the Act, an employee may use personal sick leave benefits for absences due to an illness, injury or medical […]

  • There have been some changes to Federal regulations as well as Illinois regulations.  It is important to be aware of these new regulations as one or more may be applicable to you. Federal Minimum Wage Poster – A Federal Minimum Wage poster is required to be displayed where employees can see it.  A copy of […]

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