Illinois Equal Pay Act – September 2019

A few weeks ago, Governor, J.B. Pritzker signed House Bill 834 into law. This bill amends the Illinois Equal Pay Act (IEPA) of 2003 and takes effect rather quickly on September 29, 2019!   What makes this law different than it was in 2003? A few things: The law previously included language that stated that […]

Illinois Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act

On June 4, 2019, the Illinois legislature passed the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. In a nutshell, the use of cannabis in Illinois will now become recreational effective January 1, 2020. Under this act, the General Assembly finds and declares that cannabis should be regulated in a manner similar to alcohol. To the extent that […]