On March 11, 2021, President Biden, passed the American Response Plan Act (ARP). On March 23, 2021, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed into law Senate Bill 1480, the Employee Background Fairness Act. Join us as Scott Cruz, Labor and Employment Attorney at Greensfelder, Hemker, and Gale, P.C., discusses and identifies what your bank needs to know under the new laws to ensure compliance now and moving forward.
Questions to be discussed and answered
• What provisions are addressed under the ARP regarding paid sick and family leave?
• Are there tax credits for providing such leave?
• What are the significant changes to Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) coverage?
• What new obligations are being imposed under the Illinois Human Rights Act (IHRA)?
• What are the new reporting and registration requirements concerning employee demographics under the Illinois Business Corporation Act (IBCA) and the Illinois Equal Pay Act (IEPA)?
• What are the anti-retaliation protections regarding whistle-blowers under the IEPA?
Bank executives, managers, supervisors, compliance officers, HR professionals and anyone who is responsible for setting bank policy.
Scott Cruz is an employment and labor attorney with Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C. He represents public and private sector employers in all aspects of labor and employment law, including civil litigation and preventative counseling. Scott also provides management and employee training on workplace legal issues and conducts workplace investigations and legal audits.
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