IL SB1760 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on February 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-04-06 - Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Creates the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act. Provides that a discharge from employment is wrongful if it (1) was a constructive discharge, (2) was in retaliation for the employee's refusal to violate public policy or for reporting a violation of public policy, (3) was not for good cause and the employee had completed the employer's probationary period for employment, or (4) the employer violated the express provisions of its written personnel policy. Provides remedies for wrongful discharge. Authorizes civil actions and provides for arbitration. Prohibits blacklisting. Defines terms. Provides that an employer that violates the Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

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Title

WRONGFUL DISCHARGE ACT

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2017-04-06SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017
2017-04-06SenateDo Pass Labor; 010-006-000
2017-03-29SenatePostponed - Labor
2017-03-17SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
2017-03-15SenatePostponed - Labor
2017-03-09SenatePostponed - Labor
2017-02-28SenateAssigned to Labor
2017-02-15SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
2017-02-09SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-02-09SenateFirst Reading
2017-02-09SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Pat McGuire

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