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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 Employee Sick Leave Act is amended by
changing Section 21 as follows:
(820 ILCS 191/21)
Employments exempted from coverage.
(a) This Act does not apply to an employer or employee as
defined in either the federal Railroad Unemployment Insurance
Act (45 U.S.C. 351 et seq.) or the Federal Employers'
Liability Act, United States Code, Title 45, Sections 51
through 60, or other comparable federal law.
(b) Nothing in this Act shall be construed to invalidate,
diminish, or otherwise interfere with any collective
bargaining agreement nor shall it be construed to invalidate,
diminish, or otherwise interfere with any party's power to
collectively bargain such an agreement.
The rights afforded
under this Act serve as the minimum standard in a negotiated
collective bargaining agreement.
(c) This Act does not apply to any other employment
expressly exempted under rules adopted by the Department as
necessary to implement this Act in accordance with applicable
State and federal law.