Illinois’s Recreational Marijuana Law May Affect Employers in Illinois and Other States

On May 31, 2019, Illinois legislatures passed a bill making recreational marijuana legal in the state.  The bill, which was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker, allows Illinois residents over the age of 21...

One Year Later Local Governments Are Still Confused About the Current Status of Missouri’s Public Sector Labor Laws

On May 17, 2018, the Missouri General Assembly adopted House Bill 1413 (HB 1413), which contained a comprehensive rewrite of Missouri public sector labor law.  After HB 1413 became effective on August 28, 2018, a...

Microsoft Makes Broad Changes To Workplace Investigations

Microsoft’s action plan to address workplace investigations into complaints of harassment and discrimination was announced on April 15 after reports of employee concerns surfaced in the public. Microsoft’s response follows the similar pattern we have...