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What should I know before expanding into California?

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What tips do you have for handling maternity leave requests?

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Millennials share their retirement plans on Twitter — let’s just say it’s not good

The hashtag #millennialretirementplans took off on Twitter Tuesday morning, and millennials (those ages 23 to 38) chimed in with their retirement plans. Many tweets were about the barriers to retirement, including health care costs, student loan debut, low incomes, high rents and family responsibilities for children and parents.

Eater

Raises coming for Chicago’s tipped workers?

Chicago city lawmakers are considering raising wages for tipped workers. Under the current system, tipped workers earn $6.60 less per hour than their non-tipped counterparts, and restaurant owners can apply the tips gained to close that gap. The city is considering raising tipped workers minimum wage to the same as non-tipped workers. Proponents argue it will create stability for more workers, while opponents say it creates burdens for small business owners.

Illinois Radio Network

Illinois businesses have 4 months to adopt sexual harassment protections

Illinois’s governor signed protections for workers – and requirements for employers – designed to help combat sexual harassment in the workplace. Under the new laws, businesses have four months to comply. Most of the requirements involve employee training.

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