Amendments to Illinois Equal Pay Act

On January 1, 2016, the Illinois Equal Pay Act was amended to prohibit employers of any size from paying unequal wages to men and women for doing the same or substantially similar work, except if the wage difference is based upon a seniority system, a merit system, a system measuring earnings by quantity or quality […]

EEOC Provides Guidance Regarding Leave and the Americans with Disabilities Act

On May 9, 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released information providing guidance to employers and employees regarding how and when leave must be granted for reasons related to an employee’s disability in order to promote voluntary compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability[…..]