Illinois Updates CROWN Act

The Illinois legislature has unanimously passed an amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA) clarifying the meaning of “race” discrimination under the law. The amendment, known as the “CROWN Act,” or the “Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act”, will update the definition of “race” under the IHRA so that “race”…

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Changes in Illinois Employment and Tax Law

In light of this electoral climate, DDIFO’s upcoming Chicago Regional meeting, Don’t Risk Your Network!, seems particularly timely. The program, which includes lunch, will be held next Tuesday, November 13 at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare, 9300 Bryn Mawr Avenue in Rosemont, beginning at 11:30 AM and concluding around 3 PM. The meeting will feature Attorney…

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In The Nick of Time, Then

Against that Illinois backdrop, DDIFO wants to advise all of our Illinois members and subscribers that we will be hold a member meeting at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois on Tuesday, November 13 to discuss the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act, the Nursing Mothers in the Workplace Act, and a host of…

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