DSHRM 3/21/2019 Event Update: Advocacy Invite

Thank you to Neil Dishman and Jody Kahn Mason of Jackson Lewis for providing DSHRM's Legislative Update presentation on March 21, 2019. 

Topics included: changes to the IL minimum wage, identifying exempt and non-exempt employees, calculating OT, expense reimbursement changes, new litigation related to the Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) of 2008, leave management trends, #metoo impacts in the workplace, and some expectations for 2019 legislative changes.

Additionally, I extend a big thank you to our event sponsor: iSolved HCM

Here is a link to the document I mentioned at the meeting that provides you with an invitation to join SHRM Advocacy Team and details on how SHRM's Policy Action Center can make it easier for you to connect with your local, state, and federal officials. 

Invite to SHRM Advocacy Team (A-Team)

This link will be available for 30 days. 

You may also want to read about the current Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Overtime Update

On March 7, 2019 the Department of Labor announced a proposed rule that would make more than a million more American workers eligible for overtime.

For additional details visit

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March 14, 2019

SHRM HR Today: Illinois Supreme Court on Biometric Information Liability Read the Full Article

Join the DuPage Chapter of SHRM on March 21, 2019 for a Legislative Update

   ... and earn recertification strategic credits!

Click here to register for this and other events!

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February 25, 2019

Legislation to watch:

Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7, 116th Congress 2019-2020), was reintroduced in Congress on January 30, 2019.  It is the latest legislative effort to end gender pay disparity by barring discriminatory practices and holding employers accountable for wage equity.

If passed impacts include: changes in Federal reporting requirements and may require compensation studies and/or audits and title/pay scale comparisons among other things.

To learn more – February 15, 2019 SHRM Article by Kathy Gurchiek Paycheck Fairness Act Would Hold Employers Accountable for Pay Gaps

To get alerts:

Additional resources to stay up-to-date on current Federal and State legislation:

  Join us at the DSHRM sponsored networking and learning event:

                Legislative Update with Neil Dishman, Principal at Jackson Lewis.

                March 21, 2019

                12:00 – 5:30 PM

                Hilton Lisle/Naperville

                To find out more and to register:

IL SHRM - Governmental Affairs Pending Legislative Tracking System (IL an U.S.)

National SHRM - choose: Resources & Tools; Legal Compliance; topic and state for specific areas of interest

Also see what is trending at: Express Requests: Trending Topics

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January 30, 2019

Great article from SHRM: What Employers Need to Know About Marijuana Laws

The ABC's of THC


Looking to earn strategic PDCs join us on March 21st!


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