(815 ILCS 630/2)
(from Ch. 121 1/2, par. 2002)
(a) "Employer" means a person seeking to obtain
employees to perform services, tasks, or labor for which a salary, wage, or
other compensation or benefits are to be paid.
(b) "Job listing service", "job referral service" or "Service" means any
person who by advertisement or otherwise offers to provide job seekers with
a list of employers or list of job referrals, openings or like
publications, or prepares resumes or lists of job seekers for distribution
to potential employers, where a fee is charged to or collected from the job
seeker, either directly or indirectly, for such service.
(c) "Prepaid computer job matching service" means any person, who is
engaged in the business of matching job seekers with employment
opportunities, pursuant to an arrangement under which the job seeker is
required to pay a fee in advance of, or contemporaneously with, the
supplying of the matching, but which does not otherwise involve services
for the procurement of employment by the person conducting the service.
(d) "Job seeker" means any individual seeking employment, career
guidance, counseling or employment related services or products.
(e) "Job listing authorization" means an oral or written communication
from an employer authorizing a Service to list a currently available position.
(f) "Person" means any individual, firm, association, partnership or corporation.
(Source: P.A. 85-1367.)