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September 15, 2014

Wage Garnishments—A Big Problem with Solutions on the Horizon

Today, much-needed attention is being paid to wage garnishments. National Public Radio (NPR) released a story concerning the increasing use of …

September 15, 2014

Illinois Extends Sexual Harassment Protection to Unpaid Interns

Further extending the Illinois Human Rights Act’s already expansive protection of victims of sexual harassment, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn last …

 
September 12, 2014

Is the Los Angeles Minimum Wage Increasing to $13.25 per Hour?

On Monday, September 1 in a Labor Day speech, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced his proposal to increase the …

September 12, 2014

OSHA Announces Significant Alterations to Reporting Requirements

On September 11, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a final rule that significantly changes an employer’s …