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New Illinois law prohibits employers from seeing applicants’ social networking sites

Olga Gonzalez Latapi, Reporter

January 11, 2013

Filed under City, Politics, State

An Illinois law that went into effect Jan. 1 prohibits employers from asking for access to a job applicant’s social networking accounts. Gov. Pat Quinn signed the bill, which was sponsored by state Rep. La Shawn Ford (D-Chicago),...