New Paid Leave Laws for Illinois Employees

New Paid Leave Laws for Illinois Employees Three new major paid leave laws will go into effect in Illinois in 2024. The Paid Leave for All Workers Act applies to any employer with an employee in the state. Cook County’s paid leave ordinance applies to any employer with an employee in Cook County. Chicago’s paid leave ordinance applies [...]

2023-12-22T09:07:17-06:00December 21st, 2023|Employers, Employment Issues, Small Business Law|

The Paid Leave for All Workers Act

The Paid Leave for All Workers Act Illinois’s new paid leave law, PLAWA, affects every employer with an employee in the state and goes into effect January 1, 2024. PLAWA allows employees to accrue up to one week a year of paid leave. This paid leave must be able to be used for any reason. More generous municipal [...]

2024-01-16T13:36:51-06:00December 11th, 2023|Employers, Employment Issues, Small Business Law|

New laws in 2024

What are the new laws in Illinois for 2024? New year, new laws! In our 2024 annual legislative digest for Illinois’ small business community, we highlight five new laws that take effect this year and one existing law getting an upgrade. Please note: This post covers only some of the new legislation taking effect this year and, while [...]

2023-11-30T09:51:59-06:00November 30th, 2023|Uncategorized|

Employment Webinar! Independent Contractors vs. Employees

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2jHt09KxSs Our employment webinar on Employees vs. Independent Contractors is now available to view on YouTube. Thank you to everyone who attended! Subscribe to our newsletter here to receive updates and notifications for future webinars, whether another employment webinar or on other topics. Worker misclassification is one of the most common mistakes we see business owners make, whether [...]

New Laws in 2023

A bunch of legal updates take effect for small businesses in 2023. One new law expands the definition of “racial discrimination” to include hair. One new law increases the minimum wage. One new law increases workers’ rights to take leave. One new law bans latex gloves in food service establishments. An upgrade to an existing law provides employers [...]

2023-03-01T11:01:32-06:00March 1st, 2023|Uncategorized|
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