Bill Status of SB0291  103rd General Assembly

Short Description:  SECURE JOBS ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Celina Villanueva and Karina Villa

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/2/2023SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
30 ILCS 105/5.990 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Secure Jobs Act. Establishes a framework for employee discipline and discharge. Prohibits the unjust discharge of an employee. Contains provisions concerning factors to be considered when determining whether an employee has been discharged for just cause and the conditions that allow for a discharge based on bona fide economic reasons. Requires employers to use progressive discipline measures. Limits the use of electronic monitoring. Provides for severance pay. Directs the Department of Labor to adopt rules and administer the Act. Provides statutory remedies for wrongfully discharged employees and authorizes the recovery of damages. Creates the Wrongful Discharge Enforcement Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Effective January 1, 2024.

DateChamber Action
  2/2/2023SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Celina Villanueva
  2/2/2023SenateFirst Reading
  2/2/2023SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/14/2023SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa