Illinois Questions and Answers

My company took away our accrued PTO without any warning. Is this legal? I had been saving it up for a vacation with my kids this summer and now it is suddenly gone.
I work for a delivery company. I have been there 19 months. I wasn't allowed to use vacation time during the first 12 months as I was "accruing it". I had banked over 100 hours of PTO and was saving i...
2 answers  |  asked Jun 25, 2020 07:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I was let go due to lack of work during this virus issue. I was given 80 PTO at time of hire, I did not earn these hours. I have 67 hrs left, Is that supposed to be paid out to me?
I was hired on Feb 17th and recently was l hours at time of hire. My first week I was very sick and used 13 hrs. I have 67 left. Am I supposed to be paid out for that time? Thanks
1 answer  |  asked Apr 13, 2020 09:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I live in Illinois, we are now
We are sheltering in place in Illinois. We have two new hires starting 3/30/30 and 4/6/20. We would like to move their start date to 4/8/20 due to sheltering in place. Their offer letter said "We are ...
2 answers  |  asked Mar 21, 2020 11:34 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can HR lie to get me off of FML
I was currently on FML, and I was supposed to remain on it until the 23rd of March. HR told me that my boss would not approve this so I return to work on the 2nd of March. Today (3rd) I found out that...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 3, 2020 5:19 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Can a company retroactively change a commission plan to avoid paying full commission?
Salesperson here. Recently closed very large deal with customer - they were invoiced and paid within 10 days. Now we have new contracts presented to us retroactive to the beginning of the year that ch...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 28, 2019 4:12 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

My husband has been working at the same job for 8 years. For the past 5 years he has been working 55 hours a week. Every single week, there has not been one week in 5 years where he has not worked these hours. He's been told before that his overtime is
My husband has been working at the same job for 8 years. For the past 5 years he has been working 55 hours a week. Every single week, there has not been one week in 5 years where he has not worked the...
2 answers  |  asked Jul 9, 2019 07:46 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

Does the state of Illinois have to pay commission on deals closed prior to termination?
I was terminated 6/1/18. I have commission due to me on deals closed prior to my termination. Does the company owe me this money?
1 answer  |  asked Jul 31, 2018 2:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I was laid off over 2 months ago and received servance pay. The company is offering me a position now. Will I have to return all the servance pay?
I was laidoff over 2 months ago and recieved servance pay. The company has made me a verbal office to return to work. Do I have to pay servance money back?
2 answers  |  asked Jul 3, 2018 2:52 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I live and work in Illinois. My company is headquartered in Illinois as well. They recently sent out a mandatory arbitration agreement to all employees. If I don't sign, can they fire me?
I have been an employee here for 2.5 years, am over age 40.
2 answers  |  asked Jun 19, 2018 11:13 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

I was fired from my job because they say I was stilling time what should I do
I was accused of stiealing time me and my boss don't get along she came in on her off day just to right me up for stealing time
1 answer  |  asked Apr 20, 2018 08:20 AM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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