Illinois Bar Journal Illinois Law Update, September2021
The secretary of state amended portions of the Business Corporation Act, General Not For Profit Corporations Act, Uniform Limited Partnership Act (2001), and Limited Liability Company Act. These amendments replace emergency amendments implemented in January and February of 2021.
As a result of state tax burdens due to the pandemic, it is becoming increasingly common for people now facing higher state taxes on their earnings, profits, and gains—and benefiting from the ability to remotely work from home—to look to permanently move to no- or low-tax states to avoid state taxation.
The staggering unemployment numbers that hit the U.S. economy during the pandemic was a common topic of conversation during 2020. What is often left out of that conversation is the mass exodus of women from the workplace.
With an express purpose of encouraging employees and their families to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the Illinois Department of Labor recently issued guidance for employers regarding compensation and paid leave in connection with absences for vaccine appointments.