A Hole in the Golden Parachute: Government Severance Act Becomes Law in Illinois

By Patrick G. ConnellyOn August 14, 2018 Governor Rauner signed the Government Service Act into law. Effective January 1, 2019, The Act applies to all units of local government and is aimed at curbing excessive severance payments. A number of public officials have received lavish severance payments over the past few years, particularly at the State’s […]