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Illinois Employers May No Longer Ask About Salary History

Effective September 29, 2019:  Illinois employers are prohibited from: (1) screening job applicants by requiring that the wage or salary history of an applicant satisfy minimum or maximum criteria, (2) requesting a wage or salary history as a condition of: being...

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FTC Imposes Record-Breaking Penalty on Facebook

Facebook will pay an unprecedented $5 billion penalty and submit to new restrictions and a modified corporate structure in a settlement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  The charges against Facebook include violating a 2012 FTC order by deceiving users about...

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Salary History Ban Becomes Law in New York State

Effective January 6, 2020:  Employers in New York are prohibited from inquiring into or relying upon the salary history of an applicant or employee in determining whether to offer a job and in setting that person’s salary.  Employers are also prohibited from...

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Next Up for Salary History Ban: Toledo, Ohio

Effective June 25, 2020:  Employers with 15 or more employees in the city of Toledo, Ohio are prohibited from inquiring about or using an applicant’s salary history: to screen job applicants, in deciding whether to offer employment, or in determining salary, benefits,...

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Upcoming Court Closures

In observance of Independence Day, All Courts are closed Thursday, July 4th; Some Courts are also closed Friday, July 5th, which will delay some reports.  Hire Image will be open July 5th . We wish everyone a safe and fun holiday!

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Recreational Marijuana Becomes Legal in Illinois

Effective January 1, 2020:  Residents of Illinois who are at least 21 years of age may use, grow, and possess marijuana for recreational use.  The law specifically addresses marijuana in the workplace in that it does not prohibit an employer from: Adopting a...

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