Rock River Region Luncheon - New Changes to the Minimum Wage Law and Other Wage-Related Statutes

Presented by the Downstate chapter

Downstate chapter

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 12:00 PM–1:00 PM


Tavern on Clark
755 Clark Drive
RockfordIL 61104

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  • Members $ 20.00 Before Oct 14, 2019 Members $ 20.00
  • Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00 Before Oct 14, 2019 Government / Partner Colleagues $ 20.00
  • Non-members $ 25.00 Before Oct 14, 2019 Non-members $ 25.00

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Understanding New Changes to the Minimum Wage Law and Other Wage-Related Statutes

This seminar will explain the key amendments to the Minimum Wage Law, which take effect on January 1, 2020.  This will include a review of the forthcoming wage increases, and a review of the new penalties and liability arising from violations of the IMWL’s wage and recordkeeping requirements.  These changes will be reviewed in-depth along with an update on other wage-related statutes, regulations, and court decisions, including recent changes to the Government Severance Pay Act and the Wage Payment and Collection Act, and the coming changes to the Equal Pay Act.

Speaker: Kevin P. Noll, Attorney – Labor & Employment Law, Robbins Schwartz

Learning Objectives - Participants completing this seminar should be able to:

  1. Understand new changes to the Minimum Wage Law, including the implementation of wage increases and best practices for avoiding liability
  2. Articulate the new limitations on public bodies regarding severance agreements
  3. Articulate an employer’s new obligations for reimbursing employees’ expenses
  4. Explain the coming changes to the Equal Pay Act, adding new protections against gender-based discrimination in setting wages

Intended Audience: Finance Professionals
Delivery method: Group Live
Program Level: Overview
Prerequisites: No prerequisites required 
Advanced Preparation: No advanced preparation required
Field of Study: Finance-Technical
Earn about 1.00 CPE credit

CPE hours: 1.00

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