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UPDATE Illinois Paid Leave

We have updated this policy to reflect revised proposed agency guidance.

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UPDATE Illinois Cook County Paid Leave

We have updated this policy to reflect revised proposed agency guidance.

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UPDATE Minnesota Sick and Safe Time

We have updated this policy to clarify the options associated with the grant of sick and safe time. 

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NEW: Illinois: Chicago Non-Harassment Complaint Form (Including Sexual Harassment)

We have updated this policy with the current reporting agency addresses.

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UPDATE: Illinois Pregnancy Accommodations

We have updated this policy with the current reporting agency addresses.

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UPDATE: Reasonable Accommodations & Interactive Dialogue

We have updated the logic associated with this policy to include the contact chosen for reporting accommodation needs.

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UPDATE Use of Social Media

We have updated this policy to replace the name Twitter with X, as well as to refine language to maximize compliance with the NLRA in light of the current enhanced scrutiny of personnel policies by the NLRB.

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UPDATE: California: Time Off for Volunteer Firefighters, Reserve Peace Officers & Emergency Rescue P

The explanatory notes and logic have been updated to clarify that the general provision for unpaid leave is required for all California employers and that the 14 days of statutory leave is available only for California employers that also have at least 50 total employees.

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UPDATE: Illinois: Family Bereavement Leave

We have updated this policy to cross-reference the Illinois Child Extended Bereavement Leave policy. No substantive changes have been made to the policy.

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NEW Illinois: Chicago Earned Sick Leave

We have added this policy as a standalone policy to address the requirement for employers in Chicago to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick leave to eligible employees for use for an employee's or a family member's illness, for the personal care of a family member, for domestic violence, and for public health emergencies. The Illinois: Chicago/Cook County Earned Sick Leave policy has been deleted.

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