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Fair Employment Laws – Illinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training

Effective Jan. 1, 2020, all employers in Illinois must provide annual employee training on workplace sexual harassment prevention. In addition, effective July 1, 2020, all provisions of the opens in a new windowIllinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) apply to every employer in the state, regardless of size (rather than just those with 15 or more employees).

These changes, among others, were made under new laws that the state enacted on opens in a new windowAug. 9opens PDF file , and opens in a new windowAug. 20, 2019, to expand existing protections against workplace discrimination and harassment. This document provides an overview of the law’s prohibitions and requirements related to sexual and other types of unlawful workplace harassment.

opens in a new windowIllinois Sexual Harassment Prevention Training FAQopens PDF file

FMCSA Issues Temporary Waivers

In response to the national emergency brought by the coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic, the opens in a new windowFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)opens WORD file has issued temporary license-renewal waivers for expired CDLs, CLPs and medical cards to help states and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers assist with relief efforts.  You can find the complete update opens in a new windowhereopens PDF file .