Emily Starbuck

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Illinois’ New Paid Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know

By , and on Apr 18, 2023
Posted In Employment, Labor

The Paid Leave for All Workers Act (PLAWA) was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on March 13, 2023, ensuring that all workers in Illinois receive 40 hours of paid time off annually for any purpose. The law will become effective on January 1, 2024, requiring employers to utilize the remaining months of 2023...

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FTC Proposes Rule Banning Noncompete Agreements

By , and on Jan 19, 2023
Posted In Employment

On January 5, 2023, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a proposed rule that would prohibit employers from using noncompete agreements with their employees or independent contractors. This proposal arises from a preliminary finding by the FTC that noncompetes constitute an unfair method of competition in violation of Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (FTC...

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