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Pregnancy Rights Notice Requirement

 

Public Act 98-1050 requires all employers in Illinois to post in a conspicuous location on the premises of the employer where notices to employees are customarily posted a notice prepared by the Department and to include in any employee handbook information regarding an employee's rights under this amendment to the Illinois Human Rights Act regarding pregnancy in the workplace and an employer's obligation to accommodate pregnancy.

In order to meet the posting requirements of Public Act 98-1050, an employer must post the English version of the Notice below in a conspicuous location on the premises of the employer where notices are customarily posted.   An employer may also post the Spanish version of the Notice, but may not post the Spanish version in lieu of the English version.

Hard copies of the Notices are not available from IDHR.   Employers must download the Notice from IDHR's website by selecting the links below.


 

For more information regarding an employee's rights regarding pregnancy in the workplace, please see the Department's fact sheet below.