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Public Notice Regarding IDOL Rules
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Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act
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New changes in laws and new laws administered by IDOL effective 01/01/15
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Out-of-State Labor and the Illinois Preference Act Study
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Advisory On Tax Incremental Financing (Public Body)
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Attention Construction Contractors Who Do Not Use Employees To Perform Construction Services
Please see the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules' for new amendments for the WPCA and ECA
Effective January 1, 2015, aAn employer or employment agency may not inquire about or into, consider, or require disclosure of the criminal record or criminal history of an applicant until the applicant has been determined qualified for the position and notified that the applicant has been selected for an interview by the employer or employment agency or, if there is not an interview, until after a conditional offer of employment is made to the applicant by the employer or employment agency.
On January 1, 2015 the Occupational Safety and Health Act in Illinois renames this Division to the Division of Occupational Safety and Health, thus better known as Illinois OSHA. The approximately 1.5 million public sector employees in Illinois are regulated and protected by a team of individuals who are dedicated to protecting their health and safety while at work. Smaller businesses in Illinois who could normally not afford a full-time safety staff are afforded the opportunity to get professional services and advice for free from our Consultation team. The two unique programs work together for the state of Illinois and for the workers of Illinois.
New laws going into effect on January 1, 2015 include changes in Wage Payment and Collection Act and Equal Pay Act, as well as the new Job Opportunities for Qualified Applicants Act
View the Study Authorized by HR556 of the Illinois House of Representatives for the Illinois Department of Labor
Please see the Public Body Question and Answers, which clarify the Department’s position on enforcement on projects paid in whole or in part out of funding arrangements arising out of Tax Incremental Financing (TIF) and non enumerated funding arrangements.
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...