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Illinois: Privacy in the Workplace Act goes into effect

January 1, 2017

On July 22, 2016, Gov. Brown signed the Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act prohibiting employers from:

  • requesting, requiring, or coercing employees to provide personal information including usernames and passwords to personal online accounts
  • requesting, requiring, or coercing employees to access personal online accounts in the presence of the employer or it representatives
  • requiring or coercing employees or applicants to invite the employer to join any online groups
  • retaliating against employees in any manner for refusing to perform any act that violates this law.

Other restrictions and requirements apply.

For more information, read IL House Bill 4999.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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January 1, 2017
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