Monthly Archives: September 2010

Illinois Employers of 50 or more Employees

Gov. Quinn has signed into law an expansion of the Illinois Family Military Leave Act which becomes effective January 1, 2011.  Under the expanded provisions of the law, grandparents and adult children (newly added to the Act) as well as … Continue reading

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Illinois Employee Privacy Act

Most all Illinois employers will have a tougher time conducting credit checks on applicants and employees and using the information for employment purposes beginning January 1, 2011.   The state’s new Employee Privacy Act (House Bill 4658), signed by Governor … Continue reading

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HIRE Act

Legislation was just introduced in both chambers of Congress to extend the HIRE Act by six months.  As it currently stands, this Act provides tax incentives for businesses hiring unemployed workers; including a 6.2% payroll tax incentive for employers who … Continue reading

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