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Chris Lepore focuses his practice on labor and employment litigation and counseling. Chris represents employers of all sizes in a wide array of employment-related disputes.

In welcome news for employers, the Chicago City Council passed an amendment to the new Chicago Paid Leave and Paid Sick and Safe Leave Ordinance, which will delay implementation of paid leave requirements from December 31, 2023, to July 1, 2024. The ordinance significantly expands paid leave requirements for Chicago employers and includes some of

On January 5, 2023, in an announcement that could have sweeping implications for employers across the country, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a new rule that would ban employers from imposing noncompete clauses on their workers and invalidate all existing noncompetes currently in effect. The proposed rule would apply to independent contractors and anyone else working for an employer, whether paid or unpaid. The proposed rule would also require employers to rescind existing noncompetes and actively inform workers that these restrictions are no longer in effect.Continue Reading FTC Proposes National Ban on Noncompete Clauses