Bill Status of SB2625 9th General Assembly
Short Description: WORKERS COMP-MISCONDUCT
Sen. Kyle McCarter - Dale A. Righter - Dan Duffy and Jim Oberweis
|Session Sine Die
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Workers' Compensation Act. Provides that no employer shall be required to pay temporary partial disability benefits to an employee who has been discharged for cause. Provides that, following a hearing, the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission may reinstate the temporary partial benefits and retroactively restore any benefits the employer should have paid if it finds the employer's discharge of the employee was not for cause. Makes technical changes. Effective immediately.