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Full Text of HB3554  99th General Assembly


Rep. Will Guzzardi

Filed: 3/23/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3554 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act is
5amended by adding Section 3.5 as follows:
6    (820 ILCS 115/3.5 new)
7    Sec. 3.5. Work schedule requests.
8    (a) An employee may apply to his or her employer to request
9a change in the terms and conditions of employment as they
10relate to:
11        (1) the number of hours the employee is required to
12    work or be on call for work;
13        (2) the times when the employee is required to work or
14    be on call for work;
15        (3) the location where the employee is required to
16    work;



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1        (4) the amount of notification the employee receives of
2    work schedule assignments; and
3        (5) minimizing fluctuations in the number of hours the
4    employee is scheduled to work on a daily, weekly, or
5    monthly basis.
6    (b) An employer has an obligation to engage in an
7interactive process regarding work schedules. If an employee
8applies to his or her employer to request a change in the terms
9and conditions of employment as authorized in subsection (a),
10the employer shall engage in a timely, good faith interactive
11process with the employee that includes a discussion of
12potential schedule changes that would meet the employee's
14    (c) The process shall result in:
15        (1) either granting or denying the request;
16        (2) in the event of a denial, considering alternatives
17    to the proposed change that might meet the employee's needs
18    and granting or denying a request for an alternative change
19    in the terms and conditions of employment as set forth in
20    subsection (a); and
21        (3) in the event of a denial, stating the reason for
22    denial.
23    (d) If information provided by the employee making a
24request for a change requires clarification, the employer shall
25explain what further information is needed and give the
26employee reasonable time to produce the information.".