On May 24, 2023, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz signed SF 3035, a sweeping omnibus bill that addresses a laundry list of employment topics (the “Law”). Among the new restrictions, the Law contains a near-total ban on non-compete agreements, which goes into effect July 1, 2023.Continue Reading Minnesota Enacts Ban on Non-Competition Agreements
Alex C. Weinstein is a Shareholder at Vedder Price and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment practice group in the Chicago office.
Mr. Weinstein represents employers of all sizes in employment litigation and counseling. Mr. Weinstein prides himself on being a businessperson’s attorney, by providing practical legal advice that allows businesses to mitigate or respond to potential legal risk while continuing to meet their objectives.
On May 10, 2023, the Colorado legislature passed Senate Bill 23-105 (the “Amendment”), which amends Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act to clarify certain existing employer obligations and add new obligations. Governor Jared Polis is expected to sign the Amendment into law, which will take effect on January 1, 2024.Continue Reading Colorado Bill Amends Equal Pay for Equal Work Act
On August 9, 2022, the Illinois Department of Labor (“IDOL”) held a hearing to field public comments on its draft regulations to implement the recent amendments to the Illinois Equal Pay Act (the “Act”). Our previous posts on the Act and the new requirements for Illinois employers are available here and here. The hour-long hearing allowed anyone interested in the draft regulations to make comments or submit written testimony.Continue Reading Public Hearing on Proposed Rule Changes to the Illinois Equal Pay Act