The bill would increase the minimum wage for those above the age of 18 from $8.25 (current) to $9.25 by January 2020, $10.00 by July 1, 2020, $11.00 by January 1, 2021, $12.00 by January 2022, $13 by January 2023, $14 by January 2024, and $15 by January 2025. The bill would also make similar increases for those under 18 with the final wage being $13 per hour by 2025. The bill also includes a tax credit for employers with less than 50 employees. However, as drafted, the credit is not as straightforward as it is being sold.
Amends the Attorney General Act. If signed into law this would create the Worker Protection Unit within the Office of the Illinois Attorney General. This units purpose would be to combat the "underground economy" in Illinois and attempts to fine businesses who are said to have unsafe working conditions or are "avoiding their labor responsibilities". The Chamber is opposed.
This bill would amend the equal pay act of 2003 and prohibit screenings of prospective employees based on their wage history, along with other restrictions on employers requesting prior benefits. The Chamber is opposed.
This bill would create the Workers Protection Unit, a division of the Attorney Generals Office. This unit would aim to intervene in business dealings related, but not limited to, minimum wage infractions, off record business’s and other such practices which are referred to as “Illinois underground economy”.
Amends the Equal Pay act of 2003. This bill would prohibit employers from discriminating, or requiring, employment wage history. Meaning employers could not deny interviews, or reject employment opportunities, on the basis of not disclosing said information.
Amends the Equal Pay Act of 2003. This bill would make it unlawful for an employer to require an employee to sign a contract that would prohibit them from disclosing their wage or salary. However, an employer may prohibit an employee such as a supervisor, human resource officer or an employee who’s responsibility requires access to wage history from disclosing salary or wage information.
Amends the Illinois Human Rights Act. Changes the definition of "employer" from a person employing fifteen people to one.
Amends the Employment Contract Act.
Creates the Digital Fair Repair Act. Provides that any independent repair provider or owner of a manufactured product have access to the manufacturer's original repair manifesto.
Amends the Worker's Compensation Act and the Workers' Occupational Diseases Act.