2014 Day & Temp Labor Services Agency Application Now Available

The Department is reminding day and temporary labor service agencies in Illinois that the annual license renewal period will end on December 31, 2013. The completed application and payment must be returned no later than December 31, 2013 to:

Illinois Department of Labor,
Fair Labor Standards Division
160 North LaSalle Street, Suite 1300
Chicago, Illinois 60601

Download the 2015 Application.

It is unlawful under the Day and Temporary Labor Services Act, 820 ILCS 175, to operate an agency without registering with the Department and for third party clients to use an unregistered agency. The penalties on third party clients and unregistered agencies are $500 per day for each violation of the Act with each day being a separate violation. Third party clients have an obligation to verify an agency is registered by checking when it enters into a contract and on March 1 and September 1 of each year. 820 ILCS 175/85. Agencies and third party clients are held responsible for complying not only with the registration requirements but the specific record keeping requirements of the Act.

Requires agencies that employ persons to provide to a third party client services, with the limited exception of clerical and professional, (professional being defined under the Fair Labor standards act and meaning in general any employee engaged in work predominantly intellectual and varied in character rather than routine mental, mechanical or physical work) to register with the Illinois Department of Labor and to comply with specific employment standards. 

View all registered agencies.

Contact Numbers

  • Day Labor Services Information: (312) 793-2804
  • Day Labor HOTLINE: (877) 314-7052 (toll free)
  • Or Email: DOL.DayLabor@illinois.gov

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