Melis Solaksubasi

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Chicago Employees to Receive 10 Days of Paid Leave

By and on Dec 7, 2023
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Labor

As of December 31, 2023, all employees physically working in Chicago for at least two hours in a two-week period will earn both one hour of paid leave and one hour of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked, pursuant to an ordinance passed by the Chicago City Council on November 9, 2023. The new...

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Title VII, FLSA Amendments Expand Protections for Pregnant and Breastfeeding Workers

By and on Aug 1, 2023
Posted In Labor

Recent amendments to Title VII and the Fair Labor Standards Act impact how employers address the needs of pregnant and breastfeeding employees. Employers will want to reset their approaches to navigate these expanded statutory protections. Read more here.

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CDC Updates Its COVID-19 Guidelines: What Does It Mean for Your Business?

By , , and on Aug 31, 2022
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

On August 11, 2022, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) unveiled its updated COVID-19 guidelines, revising both quarantine and isolation guidelines in the process. The updates reflect the growing number of vaccinated individuals (meaning, those individuals who have received initial doses and all recommended boosters) and past exposures, leading to a greater level...

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