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Illinois now ringed by right-to-work states after Missouri joins trend

By Christopher Knoll | Feb 21, 2017

This month, Illinois found itself surrounded by right-to-work (RTW) states when Missouri's new Republican governor completed the encirclement by signing into law legislation that riled the state’s unions.

Anti-abortion plaintiffs get half a loaf, press for more in Chicago clinic "bubble zone" fight

By Christopher Knoll | Jan 17, 2017

Anti-abortion activists say they are pleased a federal judge has recognized what they called consistently biased treatment at the hands of Chicago Police enforcing the city's so-called abortion clinic "bubble zone" rules, but they said they intend to appeal the judge's findings that the ordinance is constitutional.

New laws at state, local level bring changes in 2017 employers should be mindful of, labor attorney says

By Christopher Knoll | Dec 30, 2016

As the calendar flips to a new year, a host of new laws in Illinois and elsewhere will take effect, including a number of which employers should particularly be mindful.

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