Complying with New Illinois Requirements for Using Criminal Convictions in Employment Decisions

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April 1, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CST
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On March 23, Governor Pritzker signed a landmark bill amending the Illinois Human Rights Act. What immediate steps do employers need to take to meet the new and significant requirements for the use of criminal records in employment decisions that are now in effect?

Recent social movements and events have brought issues of equity into the spotlight at the Illinois General Assembly and in the workplace. Upon Governor Pritzker's signing of the bill amending the Illinois Human Rights Act, Illinois employers were immediately restricted in their use of criminal records in making employment decisions and are now required to take new steps in criminal background processing.

Join Jackson Lewis P.C. attorneys as we explore the significant impact of this amendment and strategies for compliance and to mitigate any potential increased risks now associated with conducting background checks in Illinois. We will also address looming requirements for reporting the demographics and pay of your Illinois workforce, along with the potentially steep penalties for noncompliance.  

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