13 November 2018

Chicago’s Minimum Wage Increases to $12 per Hour. How Are Employers and Employees Impacted?

13 November 2018,
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The minimum wage for over 400,000 Chicago employees rose from $11 to $12 per hour on July 1, 2018 because of the city’s Minimum […]


11 June 2018

WIN-WIN: How Employees and Employers Benefit from Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act

11 June 2018,
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Major changes are coming to the Illinois Department of Human Rights and Illinois Human Rights Commission.  Upon signing by Governor Rauner, the amendments to […]


3 April 2018

Join us for Equal Pay Day

3 April 2018,
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The Wood Law Office Office will be observing Equal Pay Day on April 10th! Join us in the fight for equal pay for equal […]


1 March 2018

Black History Month Highlight: Marketing Black-Owned Businesses

1 March 2018,
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As Black History Month comes to a close, we should pause and take perspective about it and steps we can take to celebrate Black […]


8 January 2018

Illinois Sexual Harassment Laws

8 January 2018,
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Sexual Harassment Workplace sexual harassment grabs headlines when high-profile individuals such as television host Bill O’Reilly and movie producer Harvey Weinstein are involved. But […]