August 2, 2021 | Client AlertIllinois employers are subject to the strictest biometric privacy law in the country. Since its passage in 2008, the Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”) regulates private employer use of employee biometric information.
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There Must be Real “Harm” Before One Can Sue Under FCRA: Good News for Employers Who Perform Background Checks
July 8, 2021 | Client AlertThe United States Supreme Court recently held there must be a “concrete” harm before one can sue under the Fair Credit Reporting Act FCRA.
Illinois Employers Have Bigger Concerns than HIPAA
June 30, 2021 | Client AlertMany of our clients are irrationally fearful of HIPAA. This fear is exacerbated by the fact that some employers collect medical information related to COVID along with vaccination information. Make no mistake, HIPAA compliance is important.
Enforcement of Restrictive Covenants Narrows Further in Illinois
June 10, 2021 | Client AlertSince 2017, Illinois has prohibited employers from imposing non-compete restrictions on “low-wage” employees who earn less than $13.00 per hour. Governor Pritzker is now expected to sign a bill (SB 672), which will further limit the ability of employers to enforce restrictive covenants.