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“I use the Illinois Chamber of Commerce’s Illinois Employment Law Handbook as well as their Workers’ Compensation Manual. I find them to be a quick and easy to use resource. I have recommended them to several of my colleagues.”
– Bill Dempsey, Director of Human Resources
Wahl Clipper Corp.

The Illinois Chamber’s HR Illinois publishes affordable HR and Employment Law, Compliance books for Illinois employers, authored by leading Illinois based attorneys. If you have placed an order or would like more information about one of our many publications, please email us.


Click on publication or item below to get more information or to order online.  For more information call Kelli Jessup, Business Services Coordinator, at (217) 522-5512 ext 227 or kjessup@ilchamber.org

Employment Law, HR & Compliance Publications in Print

4th Edition - Employment Law Handbook - printed version
4th Edition - Employment Law Handbook - printed version
The Illinois Chamber and the law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC, have partnered to provide Illinois employers with an up-to-date, easy-to-use reference guide.

The Illinois Chamber of Commerce provides this user-friendly guide for employers who must comply with every state and federal employment law. The Employment Law Handbook also includes expert legal advice on a number of employment law topics from Illinois-based law firm SmithAmundsen LLC.

This edition was published in January 2016 and is updated as needed; 550 pages with detailed table of contents and full index.

Information and Forms Include:Employment at Will; Written Employment Contracts; Unfair Competition; Hiring Process and Related Issues; Employment Discrimination; Workplace Harassment; Independent Contractors/Contingent Workers and Temporary Labor; Affirmative Action and EEOC; Privacy in the Workplace; Immigration; Post-Hire Employment Practices; Personnel Files; Mandatory Workplace Posters and Record Retention; Wage and Hour Requirements; State and Federal Child Labor Laws; Employee Benefits; Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Diseases; Unemployment Compensation; Leaves of Absence; Veterans’ Reemployment Rights; National Labor Relations Act and Labor Relations; Reductions in Force, Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs; Alcohol and Other drugs in the workplace
Available Qty: 202

Price: $189.00

4th Edition - Employment Law Handbook - Both printed and online versions
4th Edition - Employment Law Handbook - Both printed and online versions
Hot off the press! Now available for immediately shipping - NEW January 2016

Illinois Employer's Guide to Wage and Hour Issues
Illinois Employer's Guide to Wage and Hour Issues
NEW in 2016

Wage and hour laws are constantly being updated, amended, modified and scrutinized by courts, by a law changed by Congress, the Illinois General Assembly or a President’s Executive Order, which can alter the wage and hour landscape.

This book will serve as a valuable resource to all of the wage and hour issues that may arise in your business. This second edition of the Illinois Employer’s Guide to Wage and Hour Issues is authored by attorneys from the law firm of Wessels Sherman in partnership with the Illinois Chamber of Commerce. Chapters include: Coverage Under the FLSA, the IMWL and the IWPCA, Exemptions, Compensable Working Time, Payment of Wages, Calculation of Overtime, Recordkeeping and Posting Requirements, Child Labor Provisions, Enforcement of Wage and Hour Laws, Wage-Hour Obligations of Government Contractors, Other Wage Laws, Equal Pay Issues, Statutory Wage Deductions in Illinois, plus Appendices with valuable sample policies and more. All additional updates are included for one year after purchase date.


The Supervisor's Handbook
The Supervisor's Handbook
Supervisor Training is not just a good idea – It’s a business necessity . . .

As a company, you want to make sure that your supervisors are properly trained so that they comply with all federal and state labor laws. Often, well-meaning supervisors or managers can make mistakes that result in costly lawsuits and can damage your company’s good reputation and employee morale.

Make sure that all your supervisors receive the Must-Have training manual from the Illinois Chamber of Commerce.
Available Qty: 62


FMLA, ADA, Military and Other Leave Issues
FMLA, ADA, Military and Other Leave Issues
One of the more difficult challenges for employers is to ensure it is adequately staffed in order to effectively and efficiently operate, while at the same time balancing the ever expanding employee leave entitlements.

FMLA, ADA, Military and Other Leave Issues clears up the confusion. Topics include: Disability Discrimination Laws, Understanding Title I and ADA, Providing Reasonable Accommodation, Eligible Employees under FMLA, FMLA Benefit Protection Provisions, USERRA, Termination Protection, and much more!
Available Qty: 54


Illinois Employment Forms 2nd Edition - Printed
Illinois Employment Forms 2nd Edition - Printed
Illinois Employment Forms 2nd Edition - print The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has assembled more than 169 forms in a 390 page book for Illinois employers to use in managing their human resources, everything from interviewing prospective employees to terminating departing employees.

Save yourself some time and start your document preparation process by finding the applicable form in this book and easily revising it to fit your needs and the unique culture of your business. Employment Law Forms also includes expert advice from employment law attorneys with SmithAmundsen LLC. 2nd Edition Published April 2014; 390 pages including detailed table of contents and full index.

Information and forms include: Interview checklists

Employment Applications

Hiring and orientation

Appropriate/inappropriate interview questions

Record-keeping requirements (FMLA, Rehabilitation Act, Affirmative Actions, Child Labor)

Employee data record forms

Reference and background check forms

Job descriptions and their content

General recommendations on personnel files and records

The EEO-1 form

Payroll Deductions

Pension and profit-sharing plans

Performance evaluations

Discipline documentation

Employment termination

Liability forms

Employer compensation agreements

Claim status reports for medical exams

Workers’ compensation

Plus commentary on state and federal employment law issues, such as Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA); Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) ; Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations ; Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA); Employment- at-will; Equal Pay Act; Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA); Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1968 (IRCA); The Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; USERRA.
Available Qty: 88

Online E-subscriptions

Employment Law Handbook - Ebook
Employment Law Handbook - Ebook
HOT off the press - Now available - NEW January 2016 The Illinois Chamber and the law firm of SmithAmundsen LLC, have partnered to provide Illinois employers with an up-to-date, easy-to-use reference guide. E-book is a downloadable online pdf. The Illinois Chamber of Commerce provides this user-friendly guide for employers who must comply with every state and federal employment law. The Employment Law Handbook also includes expert legal advice on a number of employment law topics from Illinois-based law firm SmithAmundsen LLC. Originally Published in 2007, updated December 2015; 550 pages with detailed table of contents and full index. Information and Forms Include:Employment at Will; Written Employment Contracts; Unfair Competition; Hiring Process and Related Issues; Employment Discrimination; Workplace Harassment; Independent Contractors/Contingent Workers and Temporary Labor; Affirmative Action and EEOC; Privacy in the Workplace; Immigration; Post-Hire Employment Practices; Personnel Files; Mandatory Workplace Posters and Record Retention; Wage and Hour Requirements; State and Federal Child Labor Laws; Employee Benefits; Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Diseases; Unemployment Compensation; Leaves of Absence; Veterans’ Reemployment Rights; National Labor Relations Act and Labor Relations; Reductions in Force, Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs; Alcohol and Other drugs in the workplace

Model Employee Policies E-Book
Model Employee Policies E-Book
This guide is designed to help employers and their employees better understand and address the legal implications of an organization’s written policies and assist employers in creating and monitoring their own employee handbook.

It includes a compilation of legal commentary and numerous sample policies in an easy to read and understand format. This online guide is searchable by keyword, making it easy to locate the desired policy and information. A link will be emailed to you to download the book. If you have any problems with the link, please call during business hours and ask for Laurie Silvey. This new electronic subscription can be accessed on the Illinois Chamber website. The subscription will save you time and money, is easy to navigate and is interactive, so you can customize a policy for your own business and download it or print it. During your annual subscription, you will receive an email every time there is a law change and the policies are updated. All updates are included with your year’s subscription.


Illinois Employment Forms E-Book
Illinois Employment Forms E-Book
The Illinois Chamber of Commerce has assembled more than 169 forms in a 390 page book for Illinois employers to use in managing their human resources, everything from interviewing prospective employees to terminating departing employees.

Save yourself some time and start your document preparation process by finding the applicable form in this book and easily revising it to fit your needs and the unique culture of your business. Employment Law Forms also includes expert advice from employment law attorneys with SmithAmundsen LLC. 2nd Edition Published April 2014; 390 pages including detailed table of contents and full index.

Information and forms include: Interview checklists Employment Applications Hiring and orientation Appropriate/inappropriate interview questions Record-keeping requirements (FMLA, Rehabilitation Act, Affirmative Actions, Child Labor) Employee data record forms Reference and background check forms Job descriptions and their content General recommendations on personnel files and records The EEO-1 form Payroll Deductions Pension and profit-sharing plans Performance evaluations Discipline documentation Employment termination Liability forms Employer compensation agreements Claim status reports for medical exams Workers’ compensation Plus commentary on state and federal employment law issues, such as Consolidated Omnibus Reconciliation Act of 1985 (COBRA) Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) Employment- at-will Equal Pay Act Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1968 (IRCA) The Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 USERRA.

Workplace Posters 

Mandatory State and Federal Laminated Employee Rights 2 Poster Set
Mandatory State and Federal Laminated Employee Rights 2 Poster Set
NEW POSTINGS REQUIRED AUGUST 1, 2016 - The Chamber’s mandatory Illinois & federal poster set includes 16 major employment law postings that are required by law for Illinois employers in a 2 poster set. Each of the two posters is 24" x 30".

Unlike many other mandatory poster sets, all postings are the required sizes as noted by the regulating agency. ** Posters were most recently revised August 2016 - Unlike many companies who just want to sell posters every year, we only print new posters when there is a required change or new poster added. If a change is required, we WILL have them available before the required date change. If your posters from the Illinois Chamber are dated August 2016, you do NOT need new posters at this time.


Available Qty: 275


Mandatory State and Federal Laminated Employee Rights 2 Poster Set - Spanish
Mandatory State and Federal Laminated Employee Rights 2 Poster Set - Spanish
The Chamber’s mandatory Illinois & federal poster set includes 16 major employment law postings that are required by law for Illinois employers in a 2 poster set.

Each of the two posters is 24" x 30". - Spanish Unlike many other mandatory poster sets, all postings are the required sizes as noted by the regulating agency. ** Posters were most recently revised August 1, 2016 - Unlike many companies who just want to sell posters every year, we only print new posters when there is a required change or new poster added. If a change is required, we WILL have them available before the required date change. If your posters from the Illinois Chamber are dated August 2016, you do NOT need new posters at this time.
Available Qty: 218

The Chamber’s mandatory Illinois & federal poster set includes 16 major employment law postings that are required by law for Illinois employers in a 2 poster set. Each of the two posters is 24″ x 30″.Unlike many other mandatory poster sets, all postings are the required sizes as noted by the regulating agency.New postings will be required as of 1/15/15 – A limited number of posters are now in stock. Don’t wait – order now.- See more at: http://ilchamber.org/labor-law-posters/#sthash.WigDIFng.dpuf

Techniques for Safe Lifting Poster
Techniques for Safe Lifting Poster
Many on-the-job injuries are caused by improper lifting techniques.

This laminated, 11-by-17 inch poster lets your employees know the proper techniques for lifting. Help to reduce the number of workplace injuries brought about by awkward, incorrect lifting. This very important poster should be displayed in warehouses and/or any areas where heavy lifting takes place. Discounted pricing available for multiple posters ordered. Please call (217) 522-5512 ext 227 or kjessup@ilchamber.org for bulk orders. Free shipping on this sign
Available Qty: 87


Drug-Free Workplace Poster
Drug-Free Workplace Poster
Let all of your employees know about your company’s zero-tolerance policy regarding drug use.

These signs can help to provide a drug-free work environment for your employees and may help protect from accidents, workers’ compensation claims and reduced productivity. This sign is laminated and measures 11″ x 17″. This signage is recommended for all businesses and should be posted in all break rooms, locker rooms and employee restrooms. Discounts for quantity purchases – call (217) 522-5512 ext 227 for bulk pricing. Free shipping on this poster


First Aid Quick Guide poster
First Aid Quick Guide poster
Easy to follow instructions for responding to emergencies.

This laminated 11″x17″ poster is an inexpensive method of teaching your workers to provide life-saving efforts that could make the difference. Techniques included are: Bleeding and Open Wounds Heart Attack Stroke Shock Eye Injuries Burns Poisoning These signs should be displayed in lunchrooms, break rooms, locker rooms, restrooms and any other place workers may need the quick reference. Discounted pricing is available. Call Kelli at (217) 522-5512 ext 227 for bulk rates. Free shipping on this poster


Number of Days Worked Without Accident poster (Dry Erase)
Number of Days Worked Without Accident poster (Dry Erase)
Display the number of days your workplace has operated without a lost-time accident. Let your workers see your pride in their safety efforts.

11x17 Poster is laminated and provides a space to write in the current number of days worked without an accident. Dry erase marker not included. Discount pricing available for multiple posters ordered. Call (217) 522-5512 ext 227 or kjessup@ilchamber.org for bulk orders. Free shipping on this poster


Employee Handwash Signs
Employee Handwash Signs
Display these 6×7 inch handwashing signs in all restrooms in your business.

Hand washing is the most effective means of preventing the spread of infections and many common diseases. These signs are laminated and ready to hang on walls, mirrors or doors. Discounted pricing available for bulk purchases. Call Kelli at (217) 522-5512 ext 227 for bulk pricing. Free Shipping for this item


No Smoking laminated peel n stick signs
No Smoking laminated peel n stick signs
State Law prohibits smoking within 15 feet of this entrance.

These signs should be displayed by every door of your company. 8″x10″ laminated peel and stick signs for outdoor use. Discounted pricing available for multiple posters purchased. Call (217) 522-5512 ext 227 or kjessup@ilchamber.org for discount pricing. Free shipping on this item


No Concealed Carry Laminated Peel N Stick Required Signage
No Concealed Carry Laminated Peel N Stick Required Signage
Owners of any statutorily prohibited area or private property, excluding residences, where the owner prohibits the carrying of firearms must clearly and conspicuously post the Illinois State Police approved sign, in accordance with Firearm Concealed Carry Act, at the entrance of the building, premises or real property.

The sign in its entirety measures 4 inches x 6 inches in accordance with the Act. Laminated for outside use – peel and stick. Free shipping for this item. Discounts available for bulk purchases. Call Kelli Jessup at (217) 522-5512 ext 227 for bulk purchases.


Emergency Care for Choking
Emergency Care for Choking
This laminated poster includes instruction for treating a choking victim. Every workplace should have this poster in its breakroom or cafeteria. 11"x17" laminated.

 

 

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