TITLE 4: DISCRIMINATION PROCEDURES
CHAPTER XXXVIII: DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY
PART 1025 AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE
SECTION 1025.20 DEFINITIONS
Section 1025.20 Definitions
"Complainant" is an individual with a disability who files a grievance form provided by the Department in accordance with this Part.
"Designated Coordinator" is the person appointed by the Department Director to coordinate the Department's efforts to comply with and carry out its responsibilities under Title II of the ADA, including investigation of grievances filed by complainants. The Designated Coordinator for the Department may be contacted at 401 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois 60605 or by telephone at 312-793-9290 (voice); 312-793-9350 (TDD).
"Director", wherever used herein, means the Director of the Illinois Department of Employment Security or the Director's Designee.
"Disability" means, with respect to an individual, a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more of the major life activities of such individual; a record of such impairment; or being regarded as having such an impairment.
"Grievance" is any complaint under the ADA by an individual with a disability who meets the essential eligibility requirements for participation in or receipt of the benefits of a program, activity or service offered by the Department, and who believes he or she has been excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of any program, service or activity of the Department, or has been subject to discrimination by the Department, on the basis of his or her disability.
"Qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable modifications to rules, policies, or practices, the removal of architectural, communication, or transportation barriers, or the provision of auxiliary aids and services, meets the essential eligibility requirements for the receipt of services or the participation in programs or activities provided by the Department.