The Victims' Economic Security and Safety Act (VESSA) allows employees who are victims of domestic or sexual violence or who have family or household members who are victims of such violence to take either four (4), eight (8), or twelve (12) weeks of unpaid, job-guaranteed leave per any twelve (12) month period to seek medical help, legal assistance, counseling, safety planning, and other assistance. The Act also prohibits employers from discriminating against employees who are victims of domestic or sexual violence or who have family or household members who are victims of domestic or sexual violence.
The Illinois Department of Labor published an updated version of the VESSA poster that reflects more comprehensive information compared to the previous version. It states that victimes of gender violence are entitled to the same protections provided to victimes of domestic and sexual violence.
As our valued customer of Compliance Posters of America, we are providing you with a complimentary download of the revised notice because it was published well after we have already shipped 2021 posters. If you received your 2021 workplace poster prior to March 26, 2021, please download the revised notice from the links below, then print and post the revised notice next to your all-in-one combined compliance poster. For posters ordered after March 26, 2021, this update will already be included within the Illinois and Federal Combined Workplace Poster.
English Notice: CLICK HERE
Spanish Notice: CLICK HERE
Polish Notice: CLICK HERE
For more information, visit: https://www2.illinois.