CBS News reports that Illinois will soon have the nation’s most sweeping paid leave law, effective Jan 1 next year. https://www.cbsnews.com/news/paid-leave-for-all-workers-illinois/ Expansive paid leave legislation, known as the Paid Leave For All Workers Act, requiring Illinois employers to give workers time off based on hours worked, to be used for any reason, is ready for action […]
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