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Illinois Employer Updates for 2020

The following changes to Illinois employment laws will take effect on January 1, 2020: Minimum Wage IncreaseIllinois’ minimum wage will increase to $9.25 per hour. No Discrimination Against Lawful Off-Duty Marijuana UseIllinois already protects lawful off-duty conduct, but that protection has been expanded to explicitly include “products that are legal under state law.” Employers do not have to allow use or impairment on the job. They should not, however, take adverse action against an employee or applicant because they use marijuana when off-duty—unless they do so in accordance with a reasonable and non-discriminatory workplace drug policy. This phrase has not been