- This change has passed.
Illinois: New sick leave use requirements go into effect
January 1, 2017
On August 19, 2016, Gov. Rauner signed the Employee Sick Leave Act that requires employers that provide sick leave benefits to employees to allow employees to use the sick leave to care for family members, including a child, spouse, sibling, parent, mother-in-law, father-in-law, grandchild, grandparent, or stepparent. Other requirements and restrictions apply.
For more information, read IL House Bill 6162.