Tag: illinois state law

Disclosure of Genetic Information On August 25, 2017, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed legislation (S.B. 318) amending the state’s Genetic Information Privacy Act. The bill prohibits an employer from penalizing an employee who does not disclose his or her genetic information or does not choose to participate in a program requiring disclosure of the employee’s…

Question:  Are employers in Illinois required to report new hires? Answer:  Yes.  Illinois requires private employers to submit information regarding newly hired employees, as well as certain employees who are returning to work, to the Illinois Department of Employment Security.  For each newly hired or recalled employee within 20 days from the date of hire…

Question:  How does an Illinois employer manage multiple wage garnishments for the same employee? Answer: Employers should treat every wage garnishment received separately, remitting payment for the first wage assignment to the address for that requestor and payment for the subsequent wage garnishments to the issuing agencies.  Illinois employers must comply with garnishment orders. In…