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UPCOMING CHANGES TO EMPLOYMENT LAW IN 2020

Public Act 101-0221 is an important piece of legislation that set to make major changes to Illinois employment law next year. Some of the key provisions involve the creation of the Workplace Transparency Act (which effects all sorts of employment agreements such as non-competes, confidentiality provisions, and settlements) and the Hotel and Casino Employee Safety A...
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GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT CANNABIS ACT

GOVERNOR ENACTS “EMPLOYER FRIENDLY” AMENDMENT TO CANNABIS ACT On December 4, 2019, Governor Pritzker signed legislation into law as Public Act 101-0593 adding language to what is commonly known as the Cannabis Act so that it now states: Nothing in this Act shall be construed to create or imply a cause of action for any person against an employer for: (1) actions taken p...
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WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO PLAN? The answer is simple—NOW.

It's National Estate Planning Awareness Week!  Take some time in the next couple of months to consider your estate plan – whether doing it for the first time or updating -- before the fall and winter holidays take hold of you.  This is really important for you and your loved ones. We all know that bad things happen, and usually when you’re least expecting it.  We are all busy li...
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