Sexual Harassment Prevention Training
Beginning January 1, 2020, all employers are required to provide sexual harassment prevention training to their employees annually. The Illinois Department of Human Rights has developed an information based webpage containing a number of handouts and guidelines. The page can be found here. The Department has been tasked with providing a training video free to employers which is not available yet.
Illinois’ New Retainage Law
A new law limiting the amount of retainage that can be withheld on private construction projects took effect on August 29. Below is an overview provided by attorney Jim Rohlfing. To view the letter, click here.