Comments: IL SB1296 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly

Bill Title: Creates the Healthy Workplace Act and amends the State Finance Act. Requires employers to provide specified paid sick days to employees. Sets forth the purposes for and manner in which the sick days may be used. Contains provisions regarding employer responsibilities, unlawful employer practices, and other matters. Provides that the Department of Labor shall administer the Act. Authorizes the imposition of civil penalties. Authorizes individuals to file civil actions with respect to violations. Creates the Healthy Workplace Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective immediately.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 23-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-25 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Assignments Refers to Labor [SB1296 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

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