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Training and Development: Illinois

Training and Development requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Authors: Stuart R. Buttrick, Susan W. Kline, Stacey Smiricky and Lindsey M. Hogan, Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP


  • Under Illinois law, all employers with employees working in the state must train employees on sexual harassment prevention. See Sexual Harassment Prevention Training.
  • Illinois requires employers who voluntarily participate in the federal Department of Homeland Security's E-Verify program to receive training on the program. See E-Verify Training.
  • The Day and Temporary Labor Services Act requires day and temporary labor service agencies and client companies to provide certain safety and health training to day and temporary laborers. See Day and Temporary Worker Training.
  • Illinois requires lodging establishments, restaurants and truck stops to train employees on the recognition of human trafficking and protocols for reporting observed human trafficking to the appropriate authorities. See Lodging Services Human Trafficking Recognition Training.
  • Illinois allows employers to pay "learners" less than minimum wage if certain conditions are met. See Minimum Wage for Learners.