US Regional Employment 2020 - Illinois - McDermott Will & Emery

US Regional Employment 2020 – Illinois


There’s no doubt that employment law has been greatly impacted by the current socio-economic, political and legal climate. In navigating these changes, alternative solutions have created not only new challenges, but, arguably, unintended consequences.

In this guide, published by Chambers and Partners, our lawyers dive into Illinois-specific laws and practices, including:

  • The impact of COVID-19 on the workplace
  • The implications of movements, such as “Black Lives Matter” and “Me Too”
  • The impact on immigration and related foreign workers
  • The legal and practical constraints of the interview process
  • An overview on privacy issues and workplace safety
  • Employment disputes, claims and relief

In addition, the guide explores trends and developments in the Illinois workplace, such as:

  • Legal issues related to employee mobility
  • Restrictive covenants
  • Inevitable disclosure
  • Non-solicitation

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