|Public Act 094-0593
||LRB094 09272 WGH 41800 b
AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The One Day Rest In Seven Act is amended by
adding Section 3.1 as follows:
(820 ILCS 140/3.1 new)
Hotel room attendants.
(a) As used in this Section, "hotel room attendant" means a
person who cleans or puts in order guest rooms in a hotel or
other establishment licensed for transient occupancy.
(b) This Section applies only to hotels and
establishments licensed for transient occupancy that are
located in a county with a population greater than 3,000,000.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, every hotel
room attendant shall receive a minimum of 2 15-minute paid rest
breaks and one 30-minute meal period in each workday on which
the hotel room attendant works at least 7 hours. An employer
may not require any hotel room attendant to work during a break
(d) Every employer of hotel room attendants shall make
available at all times a room on the employer's premises with
adequate seating and tables for the purpose of allowing hotel
room attendants to enjoy break periods in a clean and
comfortable environment. The room shall have clean drinking
water provided without charge.
(e) Each employer of hotel room attendants shall keep a
complete and accurate record of the break periods of its hotel
(f) An employer who violates this Section shall pay to the
hotel room attendant 3 times the hotel room attendant's regular
hourly rate of pay for each workday during which the required
breaks were not provided.