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Downstate Illinois Occupational Safety & Health Day
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New changes in laws and new laws administered by IDOL effective 01/01/15
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City of Chicago Minimum Wage Increase
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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
The Downstate Illinois Occupational Safety & Health
(DIOSH) Day is March 4, 2015 in Peoria. DIOSH Day is for employers,
employees, and all others interested in safety and health. Experts in the
field will present on the most current safety & health issues. Many
governmental agencies, including IDOL’s Occupational Safety & Health
Division and the Illinois On-Site Consultation Program will have booths in the
exhibit area. This is a great opportunity to get your workplace safety
questions answered in a neutral setting. Click the link to register or find out
more information about the event. http://www.dioshday.com
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
On December 2nd, 2014, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage for Chicago workers effective July 1, 2015. The Illinois Department of Labor will not process these claims, and they must be brought to the city for any work performed after July 1, 2015.
For more information, see the City of Chicago's post.
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...