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by Julieta Kosiba

Several statutory changes affecting Illinois employers went into effect at the beginning of this year. These changes include these updates and amendments:
Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003
As all Illinois employers should know by now, Illinois’ Equal Pay Act was amended in 2019 to prohibit employers from requesting applicants’ wage or salary histories or from otherwise requiring applicants to disclose such information. 820 ILCS 112/10(b-5). However, that prohibition does not prevent employers from giving applicants information about wages, benefits, compensation, or salary for a position. It also does not prohibit employers from discussing applicants’ compensation expectations.
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