|Public Act 094-0589
||LRB094 10133 RXD 40395 b
AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Military Leave Act
In this Act:
"Employee" means any person who may be permitted, required,
or directed by an employer in consideration of direct or
indirect gain or profit to engage in any employment. "Employee"
does include an independent contractor. "Employee" includes an
employee of a covered employer who has been employed by the
same employer for at least 12 months, and has been employed for
at least 1,250 hours of service during the 12-month period
immediately preceding the commencement of the leave.
"Employee benefits" means all benefits, other than salary
and wages, provided or made available to employees by an
employer and includes group life insurance, health insurance,
disability insurance and pensions, regardless of whether
benefits are provided by a policy or practice of an employer.
"Employer" means (1) any person, partnership, corporation,
association, or other business entity; and (2) the State of
Illinois, municipalities and other units of local government.
"Family military leave" means leave requested by an
employee who is the spouse or parent of a person called to
military service lasting longer than 30 days with the State or
United States pursuant to the orders of the Governor or the
President of the United States.
Family Military Leave Requirement.
(a) Any employer, as defined in Section 5 of this Act, that
employs between 15 and 50 employees shall provide up to 15 days
of unpaid family military leave to an employee during the time