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Illinois Consignments under UCC

Under 810 ILCS 5/9 et seq., goods sent from one party (consignor; often manufacturer) to another party (consignee; a merchant) will only qualify as a consignment under and be governed by Article 9 of the Uniform..

Illinois Power of Attorney Act Amendments

On July 1, 2011, the new Illinois Power of Attorney Act (755 ILCS 45/et seq.) (hereinafter “Act”) signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn in July of 2010 went into effect throughout Illinois providing principals more protection from abuse and fraud by agents.

Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

By and large, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (hereinafter “FMLA”)(29 U.S.C. §2601, et seq.) applies to employers with fifty (50) or more employees for twenty (20) or more calendar workweeks in the current or preceding calendar year.

3.8% Medicare Surtax

Starting in 2013, a special 3.8% Medicare surtax on unearned income of high-income singles with adjusted gross incomes over $200,000 and married couples filing jointly with adjusted gross income over $250,000.

Illinois Civil Union Act

On June 1, 2011, the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act (750 ILCS 75/1 et seq.) (hereinafter “Act”) signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn on January 31, 2011 went into effect throughout Illinois granting two persons of either..

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