Illinois Employment and Labor Law Updates 2022


December

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


November

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


October

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


September

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


August

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


July

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


June

Human Rights Act

Bill

Senate Bill 3616 (2021)

Summary

Amends the Human Rights Act; relates to Create a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair Act; defines terms; relates to the limitations of the jurisdiction.

Enacted

06/29/2022

Effective Date

01/01/2023

Topics

Prohibited_Practices: Discrimination, Hairstyles, Race


Construction Industry Task Force

Bill

House Bill 4600 (2021)

Summary

Concerns employment; relates to Bond Reform in the Construction Industry Task Force; relates that the Department of Transportation shall provide administrative support to the Task Force.

Enacted

06/10/2022

Effective Date

06/10/2022

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Fines, Wage_claims; Hours_worked: One_day_rest


Wage Payment and Collection Act

Bill

House Bill 5412 (2021)

Summary

Amends the Wage Payment and Collection Act; provides that nothing shall supersede or modify the express terms contained in any collective bargaining agreement relating to the primary contractor’s liability to pay the wages of its subcontractor’s employees; provides that specified provisions do not apply to work performed by a contractor of the federal government, the State, a special district, a city, a county, or any political subdivision of the State.

Enacted

06/10/2022

Effective Date

06/10/2022

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Joint_liability, Wage_claims; Industry: Construction_service, General_contractor, Subcontractor


May

One Day Rest In Seven Act

Bill

Senate Bill 3416

Summary

Amends the One Day Rest In Seven Act; provides that specified provisions of the Act do not apply to employees for whom work hours, days of work, and rest periods are established through the collective bargaining process.

Enacted

05/27/2022

Effective Date

01/01/2023

Topics

Agreements: Collective_bargainin; Hours_worked: Extended_rest_period, One_day_rest; Wage_and_Hour: Exemptions


Child Labor Law

Bill

Senate Bill 3161

Summary

Provides that an employer who employs a minor under 16 years of age in a television, motion picture, or related entertainment production may allow the minor to work until 10 p.m. without seeking a waiver from the Department of Labor; provides that a waiver request for a minor to work between 10 p.m. and 12:30 a.m. or between 5 a.m. and 7 a.m. shall be granted if the Director of Labor, or his or her authorized representative, is satisfied that all of the specified conditions are met.

Enacted

05/13/2022

Effective Date

01/01/2023

Topics

Employment_relations: Employee_16_to_17; Industry: Entertainment; Wage_and_Hour: Child_labor


One Day Rest In Seven Act

Bill

Senate Bill 3146

Summary

Provides that every employer shall allow every employee except those specified at least 24 consecutive hours of rest in every consecutive seven day period; makes changes concerning meal periods, employee notification requirements, and remote employees notification; provides that any employer who violates any of the provisions of the Act shall be guilty of a civil offense and shall be subject to a civil penalty and damages; provides for which actions shall constitute a separate offense.

Enacted

05/13/2022

Effective Date

01/01/2023

Topics

Claims_and_Penalties: Civil_action, Penalty, Wage_claims; Hours_worked: One_day_rest


Employee Sick Leave Act

Bill

Senate Bill 645

Summary

Amends the Employee Sick Leave Act; provides that the rights afforded under the Act serve as the minimum standard in a negotiated collective bargaining agreement.

Enacted

05/13/2022

Effective Date

01/01/2023

Topics

Federal_Laws: Railway_Labor_Act; Leave_laws: Sick


April

Employment

Bill

House Bill 4604

Summary

Relates to equal pay registration certificate requirements; relates to occupational safety and health standards; relates to employers’ records; relates to periodic inspection of workplaces; relates to violation of Act or standard; provides civil penalties; relates to discrimination against employee prohibited.

Enacted

04/22/2022

Effective Date

04/22/2022

Topics

Federal_Laws: OSHA; Workplace_Behavior: Health, Safety;


March

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


February

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.


January

There were no employment and/or labor bills that were enacted that were identified.

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