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...

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 Department of Labor’s New Salary Level is Out: What Employers Need to Know

The wait is over.  On March 7, 2019, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) issued its long-awaited proposed rule on the minimum salary for exempt executive, administrative and professional employees under the Fair Labor...