Involuntary Terminations: 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
- Employees with contractual employment arrangements may have different rights than at-will employees. See Contractual Employees.
- Employers may not terminate employees in a manner that violates public policy. See Public Policy Considerations.
- Employers may not prevent employees from cooperating with the government or law enforcement officials. See Public Policy Considerations.
- Certain employers must provide notice when the employer anticipates mass layoffs. See Layoffs, Reductions in Force and Plant Closings.