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(820 ILCS 175/55)
It shall be the duty of the Department to enforce
of this Act. The Department shall have the power to conduct investigations in
the administration and enforcement of this Act and any investigator with the
Department shall be
authorized to visit and inspect, at all reasonable times, any places covered by
this Act and shall be authorized to inspect, at all reasonable times,
contracts for the employment of all day or temporary laborers entered into by
a third party client if the Department has received a
complaint indicating that the third party client may have contracted with a
temporary labor service agency that is not registered under this Act.
Department shall conduct hearings in accordance with the Illinois
Administrative Procedure Act
upon written complaint by an investigator of the Department or any
person of a violation of the Act. After the hearing, if supported by the
Department may (i) issue and cause to be served on any party an order to cease
from further violation of the Act, (ii) take affirmative or other action as
to eliminate the effect of the violation, (iii) deny, suspend, or revoke any
this Act, and (iv) determine the amount of any civil penalty allowed by the
Act. The Director of
Labor or his or her representative may compel, by subpoena, the attendance and
witnesses and the production of books, payrolls, records, papers, and other
evidence in any
investigation or hearing and may administer oaths to witnesses. Nothing in
this Act applies to labor or employment of a clerical or professional nature.
(Source: P.A. 93-441, eff. 1-1-04; 94-511, eff. 1-1-06.)