Major Changes To Illinois Employment Laws: New Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training & Other Mandates
ATTENTION Illinois employers of ALL sizes… Are you ready? Are you prepared for what’s coming in 2019? The Illinois Legislature is
currently debating and passing new legislation that will forever change how Illinois employers manage harassment and discrimination issues
under Illinois law. In fact, the changes will require all employers to update their training practices, key policies, personnel forms, severance
agreements and arbitration agreements. The changes will also impact how (and IF) employers will voluntarily resolve employment disputes.
In a very timely presentation conducted by the Chair of the Illinois Chamber’s Employment Law & Litigation Committee, L&E Attorney
Jeff Risch of SmithAmundsen LLC, attendees will receive the very latest recap and summary of key statutory changes coming to Illinois, on
the topic of workplace harassment and discrimination.
- Limit the use of non-disclosure agreements, arbitration clauses, and non-disparagement clauses for matters involving harassment, discrimination and retaliation
- Clarify that it is illegal to discriminate against an employee if they are perceived to be part of a protected class (i.e. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity), even if they are not
- And more!
- 1.50 HRCI credits approved
- 1.50 SHRM credits approved
- 1.50 CLE credits submitted for approval
- 1.50 HR and Management/Supervision Compliance Certificate Credits