Illinois Tightens Usage of Employee Background Checks

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On March 23, 2021, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Senate Bill (SB) 1480┬áinto law, which added a new section to the┬áIllinois Human Rights Act that restricts employers’ ability to rely on conviction records when making employment decisions. The new section is effective immediately and prohibits use of a conviction record as the basis for an […]