Tag Archives: Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act

Illinois Employers - Update Your Expense Reimbursement Policies

There’s nothing like a looming deadline to prompt action. Back in August, Governor Rauner signed into law an amendment to the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act that, for the first time, requires Illinois employers to reimburse employees for reasonable expenditures or losses required in the course of their employment duties and that primarily benefit … Continue Reading

Can We Mandate Direct Deposit?

Q. We would like to require employees to accept pay via direct deposit. Is this permitted? A. Direct deposit is an increasingly common method of paying employees, with numerous advantages for employees (fewer trips to the bank, no worry about losing a check) and employers (reduced cost and administrative hassle). The Fair Labor Standards Act … Continue Reading