Everybody deserves to be paid fairly. But women in the U.S. who work full-time, year-round are typically paid only 82 cents for every dollar paid to men. And the barriers […]
Domestic Workers in Chicago have a right to earn minimum wage, paid sick days, overtime pay, one day off per week, to be free from sexual harassment and starting January […]
On September 29th, 2019, Illinois’ new No Salary History Law takes effect, barring employers from seeking information about the past wages of job applicants during the hiring process. It’s a […]
Provides answers to frequently asked questions about the No Salary History update to the Illinois Equal Pay Act
An overview of federal laws protecting your rights when you’re on the job, interviewing, or leaving a job, plus information on where you can go for help.
An overview of Illinois laws.
Get answers to some common questions around severance agreements if you’ve been laid off, whether you should hire an attorney if you feel you’ve faced discrimination, how to respond to […]
Explains the laws related to being pregnant on the job and provides tips to prepare for your maternity leave.
Explains what sexual harassment is, how it is defined by law, and what you can do if you are sexually harassed.
Pregnancy and Employment Under Illinois Law (Spanish Version). Provides an overview, in Spanish, of the Illinois law that protects your rights on the job when you are pregnant, including rights […]
Provides an overview of the Illinois law that protects your rights on the job when you are pregnant, including rights to reasonable accommodations, plus information on where you can go […]
Explains what sexual harassment is, how it is defined by law, and what you can do if you or someone else is sexually harassed.
Filing an Employment Discrimination Charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Chicago
A step-by-step guide on what to expect when filing at the Chicago District Office.
A step-by-step guide on what to expect when filing.
An overview of the provisions of this federal law permitting unpaid leave from work to care for family members and information to help you determine if you are eligible.