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Today, Governor Pritzker signed HB0834 into law, amending Illinois’ Equal Pay Act to now prohibit employers from inquiring into job applicants’ salary or wage histories or using an applicant’s wage history, if volunteered, to screen them out of a position.
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Today, Governor Pritzker signed HB0834 into law, amending Illinois’ Equal Pay Act to now prohibit employers from inquiring into job applicants’ salary or wage histories or using an applicant’s wage history, if volunteered, to screen them out of a position.
Continue Reading Illinois Joins Growing List of States Prohibiting Employers From Seeking Wage Histories

On May 31, 2019, the Illinois House of Representatives passed House Bill 1438, the “Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act.” Governor J.B. Pritzker, who campaigned on recreational marijuana legalization, has vowed to sign the bill into law and, if he follows
Continue Reading Illinois Cannabis Legalization Act Allows Employers to Discharge Employees for Lawful Cannabis Use