Why is Paid Family Leave so Controversial?
Many countries around the world offer some form of paid family leave to new mothers and fathers, with the United States being a notable […]
Age Discrimination in the Digital Age
The Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA) has protected the rights of workers over the age of 40 for over half a […]
Chicago’s Minimum Wage Increases to $12 per Hour. How Are Employers and Employees Impacted?
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 […]
WIN-WIN: How Employees and Employers Benefit from Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act
Major changes are coming to the Illinois Department of Human Rights and Illinois Human Rights Commission. Upon signing by Governor Rauner, the amendments to […]
Join us for Equal Pay Day
The Wood Law Office Office will be observing Equal Pay Day on April 10th! Join us in the fight for equal pay for equal […]