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Illinois Leave Law Trifecta Complete

The Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act (IL ESLA), House Bill 6162, was signed by the governor on August 19 and goes into effect January 1, 2017. We wrote about two other Illinois leave laws signed recently, the amendment to the Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act...

When It Takes Two (Doctor’s Visits, That Is)

Our fellow FMLA friend and leave of absence blogger, Jeff Nowak, recently published an article on whether an employer can deny Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave for a chronic condition when an employee has not attended two doctor’s visits in a year. Days...