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Illinois Attorney General
Kwame Raoul

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Rights of the People

Rights of The People

Workplace Rights

The Attorney General's Workplace Rights Bureau protects and advances the employment rights of all Illinois residents, particularly the state's most vulnerable residents and immigrant populations. The bureau investigates and litigates cases involving serious or persistent wage law violations or other significant employment practices. It monitors and proposes legislation concerning labor and employment issues.

The Workplace Rights Bureau also advocates for important labor and employment law matters by drafting amicus curiae briefs and commenting on proposed regulatory changes. Additionally, the bureau conducts outreach and partners with other governmental entities, community groups, unions and businesses to increase the public's understanding of their employment rights and to better identify potentially noncompliant employers.

For more information or to file a complaint about an employer's practices, please call the Workplace Rights Hotline at 1-844-740-5076 or use the complaint form.

See a recap of significant Workplace Rights Actions

Submit a Workplace Rights Complaint Form

If you have a workplace rights-related request, please complete and submit the form below.


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Labor Law Unit

The Attorney General's Labor Law Unit is responsible for litigating cases referred from the Illinois Department of Labor concerning violations of the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, Illinois Prevailing Wage Law, Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act and Employee Classification Act. The Attorney General's Labor Law Unit also enforces the Illinois Department of Labor's administrative subpoenas.

Labor Law Unit, General Law Bureau
Office of the Illinois Attorney General
James R. Thompson Center
100 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60601