Illinois Department of Labor en Preventing Wage Theft in Illinois <p>Illinois has one of the strongest laws in the country with its Wage Payment and Collection Act, which helps workers recover pay withheld from them in so-called wage theft cases and discourages employers from breaking the law. The wage-theft law lets current or former employees file claims against employers for disputes ranging from a last paycheck, earned bonuses or commissions to illegal deductions or lack of compensation for required work.</p> Wed, 16 Jan 2013 17:49:13 +0000 Bill Knight 27344 at Preventing Wage Theft in Illinois