Illinois Publishes New Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act Notice
Posted on March 27, 2021 byLaborLawCenter™
State Update Overview
|Date Updated||January 2021|
|Labor Law Update||The State of Illinois Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act|
|What Changed||Clarification on violence victims and information added regarding notice, certification, duration of leave, accommodations, and discrimination and retaliation|
|Mandatory or Non-Mandatory||Mandatory|
|Updated Poster||Illinois Labor Law Poster|
In January 2021, the Illinois Department of Labor published a revised Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) notice.
Illinois Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act Update
- Notice clarifies violence victims
- Important information added to inform employees of their rights and responsibilities under VESSA including notice, certification, duration of leave, accommodations, and discrimination and retaliation.
Illinois Labor Law Poster Update
All businesses within the State of Illinois must post the Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act poster along with other state-mandated posting requirements where it is sufficiently accessible and viewable to all employees. This change has been reflected in our Illinois & Federal Labor Law Poster and does require an immediate mandatory update. Failure to meet compliance requirements and display the updated poster could result in fines.
Order the Illinois Labor Law Poster to immediately include this required update.
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