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AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Right to Privacy in the Workplace Act is
amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
(820 ILCS 55/10)
(from Ch. 48, par. 2860)
It shall be unlawful for any employer
to inquire, in a
written application or in any other manner, of any
employee or of the prospective employee's previous employers,
whether that prospective employee has ever filed a claim for
the Workers' Compensation Act or Workers'
Occupational Diseases Act or
received benefits under these
(b)(1) It shall be unlawful for any employer to request or
require any employee or prospective employee to provide any
password or other related account information in order to gain
access to the employee's or prospective employee's account or
profile on a social networking website or to demand access in
any manner to an employee's or prospective employee's account
or profile on a social networking website.
(2) Nothing in this subsection shall limit an employer's