Tag: Illinois Human Rights Act

Equal Pay Act and African Americans On November 28, 2018, the Illinois State Congress overrode the governor’s amendatory veto and amended the Equal Pay Act. With the amendment, the act now provides that where an African-American employee and a non-African-American employee perform the same or substantially similar work on jobs that require equal skill, effort,…

Sexual Harassment Poster and Policy On June 8, 2018, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (H.B. 138) amending the Illinois Human Rights Act by requiring that employers notify employees, via workplace poster and employee handbook, of their right to be free from sexual harassment in the workplace. The law became effective on June 8, 2018….