Today, Governor JB Pritzker signed SB471

 

 

 

 

Today (8/7/20), Governor JB Pritzker signed SB471, a new worker protection law that includes:

 

 More support for injured workers recovering during the pandemic

 Stronger protections for front line essential workers who have faced abuse for enforcing safety guidelines

 New labor protections for workers at racetracks

 

Thank you to the legislative sponsors and advocates who worked to pass this important legislation!

 

Image may contain: text that says 'Bill Status of SB0471 101st General 1st Special Session FullText Votes WitessSips ViewAllActions Printer-Friendly Version Short Description: COVID-19/HORSE RACING/BATTERY Senate Sponsors Kimberly A.Lightford Gillespie Cristina Castro Jacqueline Collins Celina Villanueva Jones,! Scott Bennett, Villivalam Robert Peters, OmarAquino Melinda Bush and Iris Martinez House Sponsors (Rep. Hoffman Marcus Evans, Kelly_M Cassidy, Yingling, Daniel Didech, Will Guzzardi, Celina Villanueva, Barbara Hernandez, Mayfield, Shawn Ford, Theresa Mah, Debbie Meyers-Martin, Ramirez, Robyn Gabel, Anna Moeller, Sonya Harper, Carol Ammons, Lindsey LaPointe, Jonathan "Yoni" Camille Lilly Kathleen Willis) Action Date Chamber Action 8/7/2020 Senate PublicA 101-0651'