Published April 2, 2020
Last night, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-18 in response to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Through this Order, a second disaster proclamation was declared for the entire State and continued all prior executive orders issued in response to COVID-19 (2020-03 through 2020-17) through April 30, 2020. Below is a snapshot of what this means.
Published March 30, 2020
Join us for a comprehensive, high-level panel discussion on frequently asked questions facing Illinois K-12 schools as a result of the frequently evolving COVID-19 crisis. Attorneys from our labor and employment, student and special education, and commercial transaction practice groups will guide attendees through considerations and provide recommended
Published March 28, 2020
Published March 27, 2020
Today, Governor Pritzker issued Executive Order 2020-15 which is aimed at ensuring that critical demands for continuity of education of students, as well as continuity of school construction projects and capital improvements are met for the duration of the Gubernatorial Disaster Proclamation (through April 7, 2020). We expect further guidance from ISBE
Published March 25, 2020
Today and yesterday, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued guidance for employer regarding the emergency paid sick leave and expanded Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). As expected, the DOL also made available today a model notice that employers must provide to employees about their leave
Published March 23, 2020
Published March 21, 2020
Published March 20, 2020
As COVID-19 continues to impact our communities, our focus remains on supporting our clients and keeping our employees healthy. We want you to know that we are here for you as you face this unprecedented challenge. Our dedicated attorneys and staff are available and responsive as always to assist during this rapidly evolving health and economic crisis. This
Published March 19, 2020
Published March 18, 2020
Several questions have arisen from ISBE’s March 17, 2020 webinar with respect to transportation vendors’ widespread requests to school districts for continued payments during the COVID-19 shutdown. Through recent communications, ISBE has confirmed that it is not mandating that school districts continue to pay their transportation vendors.