(815 ILCS 505/2YY)
No person shall advertise, represent or imply that any person can earn money working at home by stuffing envelopes, addressing envelopes, mailing circulars, clipping newspaper and magazine articles, assembling products, bill processing, or performing similar work, unless the person making the advertisement or representation:
(1) actually pays the advertised wage, salary, set
fee, or commission to others for performing the represented tasks;
(2) at no time requires the person who will perform
the represented tasks to purchase instructional booklets, brochures, kits, programs, materials, mailing lists, directories, memberships in cooperative associations, or other similar items or services;
(3) discloses the legal name under which business is
conducted and the complete street address from which business is actually conducted in all advertising and promotional materials, including order blanks and forms; and
(4) discloses in writing to the person who will
perform the represented tasks an exact description of the work to be performed, the amount of any wage, salary, set fee, or commission to be paid for the performance of the represented tasks, and all terms and conditions for earning such wage, salary, set fee, or commission.
No person shall require an individual to solicit or induce other individuals to participate in a work-at-home program.
A person who violates this Section commits an unlawful practice within the meaning of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-999, eff. 7-3-06; 95-331, eff. 8-21-07.)