Recently-Passed Illinois Employment Laws Put Employers On Alert Of New Obligations

The Illinois legislature has recently sent to Governor Pritzker for signature a spate of employment legislation that could seriously impact employers, employees and job applicants.  Like other state legislatures responding to the #MeToo movement, Illinois’...

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...

The Missouri Supreme Court Expands LGBTQ Protections under the Missouri Human Rights Act

Last month, in two separate opinions, the Missouri Supreme Court took another step towards expanding the protections of the Missouri Human Rights Act (“MHRA”) to LGBTQ individuals. First, in Lampley v. Missouri Commission on Human...