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Illinois Sexual Harassment and Pay Equity Bills Head to Governor

June 4, 2019, 8:10 PM

Illinois legislation that aims to help women resolve incidents of discrimination and achieve wage parity is expected to be signed by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

Pritzker (D) is reviewing several labor and employment bills passed by the Illinois General Assembly during the final hours of the legislative session, an administration spokesperson told Bloomberg Law June 4. While no final decisions have been made on each bill, the Democratic governor has been a consistent supporter of workplace gender and wage equality.

In several cases, identical measures were vetoed by former Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner, who was defeated by Pritzker in the general...

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