(20 ILCS 630/10)
(from Ch. 48, par. 2410)
(1) An eligible employer may not terminate, lay off or reduce
the working hours of an employee for the purpose of hiring an individual
with funds available under the program.
(2) An eligible employer may not hire an individual with funds available
under the program if any other person is on layoff from the same or a
substantially equivalent job.
(3) In order to qualify as an eligible employer,
a nonprofit agency or business must certify to the employment
administrator that each job created and funded under the program
(a) will result in an increase in employment opportunities over those
which would otherwise be available;
(b) will not result in the displacement of currently employed workers,
including partial displacement such as reduction in hours of nonovertime
work, wages or employment benefits; and
(c) will not impair existing contracts for service or result in the
substitution of program funds for other funds in connection with work that
would otherwise be performed.
(Source: P.A. 85-1393; 85-1424; 85-1440.)