99TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2015 and 2016
Introduced , by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Employee Paid Health Care Time Act. Provides that
employees shall accrue paid health care time at a rate of not less than one
hour for every 22 hours worked for an employer with 50 or more employees
and at a rate of one hour for every 40 hours worked for an employer with
fewer than 50 employees. Sets forth purposes for which paid health care
time may be used. Applies to employers employing one or more individuals.
Prohibits retaliation by employers. Defines terms. Provides that a
violation by an employer is a petty offense with a fine of $500. Effective
July 1, 2015.
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AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Employee Paid Health Care Time Act.
In this Act:
"Director" means the Director of Labor.
"Employee" means an individual permitted to work by an
"Employer" means an individual, organization, governmental
body, partnership, association, corporation, limited liability
company, or other entity doing business in or operating within
this State that employs one or more individuals.
"Retaliatory action" means the reprimand, discharge,
suspension, demotion, denial of promotion or transfer, or
change in the terms or conditions of employment for any
employee that is taken in retaliation for an employee's
exercise of his or her rights under this Act.
Paid health care time.
(a) A full-time or part-time employee of a company with 50
or more employees shall accrue not less than one hour of paid
health care time for every 22 hours worked. A full-time or