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  • Considerations in Selecting an Investigator

    A threshold issue in any internal investigation is the selection of an investigator.  A number of considerations will guide a company’s decision. Internal or External Investigator There are several factors to consider in selecting an investigator, and practical considerations frequently indicate that the investigation be conducted by an internal investigator.  However, employers often opt to...… Continue Reading
    September 19, 2019
  • Illinois Expands Equal Pay Act and Bans Inquiries about Job Applicants’ Wage Histories

    An amendment to the Illinois Equal Pay Act expands the Act’s scope and prohibits employers in Illinois from requesting information about a job applicant’s prior compensation. House Bill 834 passed both houses of the Illinois General Assembly, and was signed into law by Governor J.B. Pritzker on July 31, 2019, as Public Act 101-1077. The...… Continue Reading
    August 9, 2019