TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER b: REGULATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS
PART 300 PAYMENT AND COLLECTION OF WAGES OR FINAL COMPENSATION
SECTION 300.1190 STATUTORY DAMAGES DUE TO THE EMPLOYEE


 

Section 300.1190  Statutory Damages Due to the Employee

 

If the Department determines that an employer owes wages or final compensation to the claimant, statutory damages shall be assessed at 2% of the amount owed, multiplied by the number of months that elapse between the time of initial underpayment and the time the order is paid. The total amount due to the employee, including the unpaid wages and/or final compensation plus statutory damages, shall be due to the employee within 15 days after the order becomes final.

 

(Source:  Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 18517, effective August 22, 2014)