Bill Status of SB1760 100th General Assembly
Short Description: WRONGFUL DISCHARGE ACT
Sen. Pat McGuire - Daniel Biss
| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Wrongful Discharge from Employment Act. Provides that a discharge from employment is wrongful if it (1) was a constructive discharge, (2) was in retaliation for the employee's refusal to violate public policy or for reporting a violation of public policy, (3) was not for good cause and the employee had completed the employer's probationary period for employment, or (4) the employer violated the express provisions of its written personnel policy. Provides remedies for wrongful discharge. Authorizes civil actions and provides for arbitration. Prohibits blacklisting. Defines terms. Provides that an employer that violates the Act is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/9/2017||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Pat McGuire|| 2/9/2017||Senate||First Reading|| 2/9/2017||Senate||Referred to Assignments|| 2/15/2017||Senate||Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss|| 2/28/2017||Senate||Assigned to Labor|| 3/9/2017||Senate||Postponed - Labor|| 3/15/2017||Senate||Postponed - Labor|| 3/17/2017||Senate||Rule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017|| 3/29/2017||Senate||Postponed - Labor|| 4/6/2017||Senate||Do Pass Labor; 010-006-000|| 4/6/2017||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 25, 2017|| 4/26/2017||Senate||Second Reading|| 4/26/2017||Senate||Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017|| 4/28/2017||Senate||Rule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017|| 8/4/2017||Senate||Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments|| 1/9/2019||Senate||Session Sine Die|