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New Employment Laws Every Employer Must Know in Illinois

Wednesday, January 15, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST
New Employment Laws Every Employer Must Know in Illinois

Many new laws and regulations significantly impacting companies and their employees became effective in 2019 or will become effective in 2020. Employment attorney Ashley L. Orler from Golan Christie Taglia LLP will provide a summary of these new laws and regulations, including what employers must know to comply with these new laws and regulations. 

Topics covered during this one-hour webinar include:

  • FLSA Overtime Exemption Changes
  • Legal Recreational and Medical Marijuana Use Laws
  • Amendments to the Illinois Human Rights Act and Mandatory Sexual Harassment Training
  • Illinois Biometric Privacy Law and Artificial Intelligence Video Act
  • Illinois Workplace Transparency Act, Impacting All Employment Agreements
  • Illinois Salary History Ban
  • Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance

Ashley L. Orler

Golan Christie Taglia LLP / Bio

Ashley L. Orler is a partner with the Chicago law firm Golan Christie Taglia LLP (“GCT”), and focuses her practice in the areas of employment counseling and litigation, and general business litigation. She enjoys working with employers to advise on compliance with employment laws and regulations, and provides a practical perspective to navigating employment issues, especially for businesses with rapidly changing needs.  

She has over ten years of experience in drafting policies and procedures, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts and separation agreements, defending against discrimination, harassment and retaliation claims, and advising employers on the payment of compensation and employee benefits. Ashley’s clients include non-profit organizations and businesses ranging in size, services, and legal needs.


  • Member of the Trial Bar for the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Selected as a Rising Star by Illinois Super Lawyer Magazine
  • Selected as an Emerging Lawyer by Leading Lawyers


  • J.D. from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law, 2008
  • B.A. History and Political Science, University of Michigan, 2005


  • Illinois, 2008
  • Michigan, 2016


  • American Bar Association
  • Federal Bar Association
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association



Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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