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No More Mandatory Arbitration of Sexual Misconduct Claims Per New Federal Law

Whether in employment contracts, terms of service provisions, leases, or other agreements, American companies can no longer keep claims of sexual assault, harassment, and misconduct out of the courthouse and public eye through the use of mandatory arbitration provisions. . . . [READ MORE]

The Non-Compete Landscape Gets Even Smaller With Recent Changes To Illinois Law. Here's What Business Owners Need To Know

Many business owners require key employees to sign non-competition and non-solicitation agreements to protect their clients, other employees, and confidential information from being poached or misappropriated when the employment relationship ends. These restrictive covenants have always drawn skeptical eyes from judges in Illinois, but their utility and enforceability has now become even more limited under amendments to the Illinois Freedom to Work Act signed by Gov. JB Pritzker on August 13, 2021. . . . [READ MORE]

Chicagoans Who Employ Domestic Workers Must Provide Them With Written Contracts As Of January 1, 2022

In Chicago, the new year brings with it new rights for nannies, home care aides, home cleaners, and other domestic workers, and new obligations for those who employ them. . . . [READ MORE]

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