(820 ILCS 115/3)
(from Ch. 48, par. 39m-3)
Every employer shall be required, at least semi-monthly, to pay
employee all wages earned during the semi-monthly pay period. Wages of
executive, administrative and professional employees, as defined in the
Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1939, may be paid once a month.
Commissions may be paid once a month.
At the request of a person employed by an employment or labor placement
agency which, in the ordinary course of business, makes daily wage payments to
the agency shall hold the daily wages and make either weekly or semi-monthly
Upon the written request of the employee, the wage shall be paid in a single
check representing the wages earned during the period, either weekly or
semi-monthly, designated by the employee in accordance with Section 4 of this
Act. Employment and labor placement agencies that make daily wage payments
shall provide written notification to all daily
wage payment employees of the right to request weekly or semi-monthly checks.
The employer may provide this notice by conspicuously posting the notice at the
location where the wages are received by the daily wage employees.
(Source: P.A. 89-364, eff. 8-18-95.)