Each year, LP’s Labor & Employment Practice Group is pleased to provide a short checklist of steps that all companies should consider taking to measure their readiness for the coming year. We hope that you find this 2015 Labor and Employment Law Checklist a helpful guide to best practices for the year ahead.
On January 1, 2015, Illinois Human Rights Act amendments providing additional rights to pregnant employees will take effect. (See our previous post for more in-depth information)
As previously mentioned, the law will require some immediate steps by employers. Employers must post a government-provided notice where other mandated posters are displayed, (download here in English and Spanish), and update employee handbooks with a summary of pregnant employees’ new rights.