New Requirements for Illinois Employers: Criminal Records, Equal Pay Certifications and Workforce Data

Susan Lorenc
Susan Lorenc | Thompson Coburn LLP

Susan Lorenc, a partner in Thompson Coburn LLP’s Chicago office, is an experienced and trusted employment law advisor who counsels employers at every stage of a personnel-related issue. She drafts policies, assists with hiring and firing, conducts workplace investigations, and provides seamless representation in state and federal courts on employment matters.

On-Demand: October 6, 2021

New Requirements for Illinois Employers: Criminal Records, Equal Pay Certifications and Workforce Data
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Program Summary

Employment law across the country is becoming increasingly complex and nuanced from state to state. Illinois is no exception. In this webinar, we will address several recent changes to Illinois employment law, including changes to the use of background checks, developments around restrictive covenants and new obligations under the Equal Pay Act. We will provide guidance on how to navigate these issues so as to avoid liability for your company.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Illinois’s restrictions and obligations on employers’ use of background checks in Illinois
  • Upcoming law regarding non-solicitation and non-competition provisions
  • Recent law pertaining to reporting on employee compensation per the Equal Pay Act

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Speakers

Susan Lorenc_Thompson Coburn LLP_myLawCLESusan Lorenc | Thompson Coburn LLP

Susan Lorenc, a partner in Thompson Coburn LLP’s Chicago office, is an experienced and trusted employment law advisor who counsels employers at every stage of a personnel-related issue. She drafts policies, assists with hiring and firing, conducts workplace investigations, and provides seamless representation in state and federal courts on employment matters. For companies with five employees to those with 5,000, Susan provides day-to-day counseling on a wide variety of matters including background checks, discrimination, retaliation, enforcement of covenants not to compete, wage and hours issues, and family and medical leave. She serves as a dedicated extension of a company’s human resources department, offering responsive, practical guidance that is shaped by an organization’s ultimate goals — not the other way around.

Susan has successfully prepared and argued substantive motions in state and federal court, in addition to mediations, arbitrations and appeals, including numerous appeals before the 7th Circuit.

Agenda

I. Illinois’s restrictions and obligations on employers’ | 12:00pm – 12:25pm
II. Upcoming law regarding non-solicitation and non-competition provisions | 12:25pm – 12:40pm
III. Recent law pertaining to reporting on employee compensation per the Equal Pay Act | 12:40pm-1:00pm