CLE Program Details

Program Title: Making and Defending Claims for Unpaid Wages Under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act
Total CLE Hours: 1.00
General CLE Hours: 1.00
Professionalism or Ethics CLE Hours: 0.00
Registration Fee: $ 1.00

This program defines the Wage Payment Act and describes, in detail, how it requires every employer to pay full and "final compensation: to separated employees no later than the next regularly scheduled payday.

The program examines the employer and employee relationship and also looks at the two types of employers as defined in Section 5 and Section 13 of the Act. Attention is also given to the process of bringing claims.

A primary focus of the program is Title 56: Labor and Employment.  Chapter 1 of the Title is discussed, specifically Subchapter b which goes over regulations of working conditions.

The program provides a borad definition for "final compensation" and also highlights specific important sections providing the necessary knowledge to make and defend unpaid wages under the Illinois Wage Payment and Collection Act.


Materials provided with the program

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Approved for CLE credit in these Jurisdictions: IL
Presenter: Frederic Goodwill II