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Lt. Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti Joins Acting Assist. Dir. Anna Hui to Celebrate Labor Day
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City of Chicago Minimum Wage Increase
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Grain Bin Safety: Raising Awareness at the Illinois State Fair
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Back to School: Know Your Rights as a Working Parent
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Attention Construction Contractors Who Do Not Use Employees To Perform Construction Services
On December 2nd, 2014, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage for Chicago workers effective July 1, 2015.
Enforcement and oversight of this City of Chicago ordinance does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Department of Labor. Therefore, claims brought under the ordinance must be filed with the City of Chicago, which in turn will be solely responsible for the processing and resolution of these claims.
For more information, see the City of Chicago's post and the press
In case you missed it, the Illinois Department of Labor partnered with the Illinois Fire Service Institute to raise awareness and educate the public about grain bin accidents.
Watch Channel 20’s coverage for a recap.
As we prepare for our children to go back to school, it is important to know our rights as working parents.
The Illinois Department of Labor enforces the School Visitation Rights Act, a law which provides for the granting of leave for employees to attend school conferences or classroom activities of their children when such activities cannot be rescheduled during non-work hours.
For more information, click the following link or give us a call, 312-793-2804: http://labor.illinois.gov/FAQs/Pages/School-Visitation-Rights.aspx
Any contractor who has construction services performed for it by an individual, sole proprietorship or partnership that is not an employee of the contractor must file a report by January 31, 2015 with the Department of Labor...