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2015 Illinois Second Chance Legislation Currently, several pieces of second chance legislation are being considered by the Illinois General Assembly.  Specifically, the bills would benefit individuals who have a criminal background and want to work in health care or  education. In March, I published an Op Ed piece in the Sun-Times, in which I urged […]

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CONVICTIONS THAT BAR YOU FROM OBTAINING A HEALTH CARE WORKER LICENSE IN ILLINOIS Did you know that certain convictions will bar you from becoming a licensed health care worker in Illinois? In 2011, the state legislature amended the licensing code to prohibit anyone from obtaining or keeping a health care worker license due to certain […]