Municipal officials are required by Illinois law to perform certain duties at specified times throughout the calendar year. The Illinois Municipal League's Legal Department has compiled those duties as a service to our members. Calendar year 2017 is available here as well as in the January issue of the Review magazine. Please contact the Legal Department at (217) 525-1220 with any questions regarding the calendar.
IML’s Home Rule Attorney Committee approved a model ordinance on travel expense reimbursement in response to the Local Government Travel Expense Control Act (PA 99-0604), which required local non-home rule agencies to pass an ordinance or resolution regulating the reimbursement for all travel, meal, and lodging expenses for officers and employees.
A federal judge blocked an Obama administration rule to extend mandatory overtime pay to more than 4 million salaried workers from taking effect, imperiling one of the outgoing president's signature achievements for boosting wages. The rule, issued by the Labor Department, was to take effect Dec. 1 and would have doubled to $47,500 the maximum salary a worker can earn and still be eligible for mandatory overtime pay.
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