TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
SUBCHAPTER b: REGULATION OF WORKING CONDITIONS
PART 353 WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION
SECTION 353.100 PURPOSE OF THIS PART
Section 353.100 Purpose of this Part
This Part implements Public Act 88-359, Section 5 (codified at 820 ILCS 130/11b), an amendment to the Prevailing Wage Act [820 ILCS 130], that requires the Director of Labor (in a manner s/he deems appropriate) to investigate the alleged discharge, discipline, or discrimination against "whistleblowers" in violation of Section 11b(a) of the Act, and to take affirmative action to remedy such conduct, including but not limited to ordering the removal of any information contained in personnel files and the rehiring or reinstatement of whistleblowers with backpay.