EEO - Discrimination: Illinois
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Steve Miller and Theresa Essig, Fisher Phillips
- The Illinois Human Rights Act provides substantially broader coverage than its federal counterpart, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. See Discrimination Under the Illinois Human Rights Act.
- Illinois law addresses equal pay. See Equal Pay.
- Localities including Aurora, Champaign, Chicago and Cook County have requirements pertaining to discrimination. See Local Requirements.