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Laner Muchin Partner Rob Bernstein Presented an Update on New Illinois Employment Laws for the Hotel Human Resources Association of Chicago


Chicago, IL – Laner Muchin partner Rob Bernstein presented an update on New Illinois Employment Laws for the Hotel Human Resources Association of Chicago on Thursday, October 3, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois.

Bernstein discussed an overview of the new Illinois employment laws that will impact hotels. Such topics included: the Illinois Cannabis Law, the Fair Workweek Ordinance, the Illinois Workplace Transparency Act and the Illinois Equal Pay Act Amendments. Bernstein also covered a refresher on the Chicago Panic Button/Sexual Harassment  Ordinance as well as an overview of the DOL’s final rule on overtime exemptions.

Bernstein’s practice has been concentrated in defending employers in employment disputes and proceedings throughout the country, counseling employers on their day-to-day labor and employment issues, training management on a host of labor and employment topics, drafting and negotiating employment and non-competition agreements, drafting employee handbooks and corporate policy manuals, as well as handling collective bargaining negotiations and a variety of other labor and employment matters on behalf of employers.

About HHRA
The Hotel Human Resources Association of Chicago is an organization of over 70 member hotels located in downtown and suburban Chicago. Quarterly meetings typically feature speakers that are experts in various areas of Human Resources, Training and Development and employment law. The HHRA provides you with a unique opportunity to network with other Human Resources Professionals in Chicago, that often face similar challenges to you such as recruiting, offering competitive wages and benefits, managing multiple generations, and employee relations and legal compliance issues.

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Laner Muchin, Ltd. concentrates in the representation of employers in labor relations, employment litigation, employee benefits and business immigration matters. The firm provides legal services to clients from coast to coast. For more information on our firm and our services, visit


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