Category: Employment Law

Free Illinois Employment Rights Helpline by Equip for Equality

Attention Illinois Employees – New & Free Disability Rights Hotline Available Equip for Equality recently launched an exciting initiative called the Employment Rights Helpline. The Helpline is a new, free, statewide service to provide people with disabilities with legal rights information and advice, as well as self-advocacy assistance to help them navigate employment issues that arise. [..]

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The Top 8 New Illinois Employment Laws in 2017

January 1st marked a new year with nearly 200 new Illinois scheduled to take effect in 2017.  Among these new laws are many governing Illinois labor forces, employees and employers.  See below for a quick overview of some of the key laws that will impact Illinois employees this new year. 1.  Non-Competes for Illinois Low-Wage [..]

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U.S. Government Offers Resources to Current or Former Wells Fargo Employees

After recent reports regarding employment activities at Wells Fargo, questions have been raised about compliance with labor laws.  The U.S. Department of Labor pledged to take these allegations seriously and offers current or former employees of Wells Fargo the opportunity to ask questions with the Department’s Wage and Hour Division, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Office [..]

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