Illinois HR and Employment Law

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Access critical resources that help private employers in Illinois stay apprised of HR and employment law developments, obtain insights on how the developments compare to related federal requirements, and customize tools to comply with key state and municipal requirements. All are available to XpertHR subscribers; explore them here! You may wish to start with the following state-specific resources:

Access the full Illinois Employment Law Manual (over 50 state-specific reference resources) and Illinois Employee Handbook templates below, as well as view state and municipal deadlines, additional state-specific resources and links to municipal coverage.

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Illinois, as well as other states and municipalities:

January 1, 2019: Illinois Employers Must Reimburse Employees for Certain Expenses, Losses

January 1, 2019: Illinois Consolidates Military Leave Laws Into New Service Member Employment and Reemployment Rights Act

January 1, 2019: Illinois Expands Equal Pay Protections

January 1, 2020: Illinois Minimum Wage Increases to $9.25

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Illinois Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Illinois Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Lactation Accommodation Handbook Statement: Illinois

Accommodation for Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault or Stalking Handbook Statement: Illinois

Civil Air Patrol Leave Handbook Statement [15-50 Employees]: Illinois

Weapons in the Workplace Handbook Statement: Illinois

Pregnancy Accommodation Handbook Statement: Illinois

Additional Resources

Illinois Workers' Compensation Notice

Illinois Unemployment Insurance Benefits Notice

Municipality Coverage

Search for local law requirements in the following key municipalities:


Cook County

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A round-up of the comprehensive state coverage XpertHR offers to help Illinois employers ensure they are compliant with state HR and employment laws.

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