The Paid Leave for All Workers Act (P.A. 102-1143) was enacted into law on March 13, 2023. The new law is effective on January 1, 2024. ISACo has made the following resources available to educate county officials and staff about the new law. 

Paid Leave for All Workers Act Issue Brief (December 2023)

Frequently Asked Questions (Illinois Department of Labor)

Statutory Language for the Paid Leave for All Workers Act


The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) has produced webinars about the Paid Leave for All Workers Act.

Previously recorded webinars are available via this link.

IDOL is in the process of preparing additional guidance and resources to educate employers and employees about the Act. Individuals with questions or comments may contact IDOL by email at

Mandated Physical Notice Poster

Beginning January 1, 2024, employers are required to post a physical notice on the premises where other notices are posted that summarizes the Act and includes information about filing a complaint. The IDOL notice is available by clicking on the image below:

News Stories

Cook County Mandates Last-Minute Paid Leave Expansion (Chicago Tribune - December 14, 2023)