Contributions members of the LGBTQ community have made to society would have to be taught in Illinois’ public schools. Workers, regardless of the size of their employer, will now be protected from discrimination on a number of reasons including race, sex, age, sexual orientation and religion. And distracted drivers who hurt someone while paying attention to their cellphones could face steeper penalties. More than a dozen state laws and policy changes for Illinois kick in July 1. Here’s a look at some of the highlights:
Among the myriad challenges employers face at the mid-point of this difficult year is how to manage the stockpiles of unused paid time off that many employees have accumulated as COVID-19 sidelined spring break trips and summer getaways.
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With a wave of crises crashing across the country, more than 40,000 Illinoisans applied for a gun permit in a little more than two weeks this month, more than 500% over this time last year, according to Illinois State Police.
Several schools have had athletes test positive for the coronavirus after returning to college campuses for voluntary workouts. Players have been asked to sign documents acknowledging the risks and their understanding of preventative measures. Schools say these aren't legal documents, but could they be used in court?
Kansas State football players want administrators to create a policy that would allow a student to be expelled for “openly racist, threatening or disrespectful actions” after student Jaden McNeil tweeted last week, “Congratulations to George Floyd on being drug free for an entire month!”
Those hoping to see a baseball game in person may have to settle for places like the Bleacher Bar, the Rogers Centre hotel or the Wrigley rooftops, pressing their face up to the windows or squinting through fences like the Knothole Gangs of yore.
Casey Simmons joins Julian Roper and Brooks Barnhizer in Northwestern coach Chris Collins’ 2021 recruiting haul. While it’s early in the cycle, Northwestern’s class currently ranks third in the country in the 247Sports.com composite.