Workplace Security: Illinois
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
- The Illinois Trade Secret Act protects employers and provides remedies against those who violate the Act, and the Illinois Antitrust Act prohibits restraints on trade in certain industries . See Securing Employer Property.
- The Personal Information Protection Act requires a business that owns or licenses personal information concerning an Illinois resident to notify the resident that there has been a breach of the security of the system data. See Securing Employees.
- Illinois law addresses workplace rights for victims of domestic, sexual or gender violence. See Securing Employees.