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820 ILCS 180/30

    (820 ILCS 180/30)
    Sec. 30. Victims' employment sustainability; prohibited discriminatory acts.
    (a) An employer shall not fail to hire, refuse to hire, discharge, constructively discharge, or harass any individual, otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to the compensation, terms, conditions, or privileges of employment of the individual, or retaliate against an individual in any form or manner, and a public agency shall not deny, reduce, or terminate the benefits of, otherwise sanction, or harass any individual, otherwise discriminate against any individual with respect to the amount, terms, or conditions of public assistance of the individual, or retaliate against an individual in any form or manner, because:
        (1) the individual involved:
            (A) is or is perceived to be a victim of domestic
        
violence, sexual violence, or gender violence;
            (B) attended, participated in, prepared for, or
        
requested leave to attend, participate in, or prepare for a criminal or civil court proceeding relating to an incident of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence of which the individual or a family or household member of the individual was a victim, or requested or took leave for any other reason provided under Section 20;
            (C) requested an adjustment to a job structure,
        
workplace facility, or work requirement, including a transfer, reassignment, or modified schedule, leave, a changed telephone number or seating assignment, installation of a lock, or implementation of a safety procedure in response to actual or threatened domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence, regardless of whether the request was granted; or
            (D) is an employee whose employer is subject to
        
Section 21 of the Workplace Violence Prevention Act; or
        (2) the workplace is disrupted or threatened by the
    
action of a person whom the individual states has committed or threatened to commit domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence against the individual or the individual's family or household member.
    (b) In this Section:
        (1) "Discriminate", used with respect to the terms,
    
conditions, or privileges of employment or with respect to the terms or conditions of public assistance, includes not making a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations resulting from circumstances relating to being a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence or a family or household member being a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence of an otherwise qualified individual:
            (A) who is:
                (i) an applicant or employee of the employer
            
(including a public agency); or
                (ii) an applicant for or recipient of public
            
assistance from a public agency; and
            (B) who is:
                (i) a victim of domestic violence, sexual
            
violence, or gender violence; or
                (ii) with a family or household member who is
            
a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence whose interests are not adverse to the individual in subparagraph (A) as it relates to the domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence;
    unless the employer or public agency can demonstrate that
    
the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of the employer or public agency.
        A reasonable accommodation must be made in a timely
    
fashion. Any exigent circumstances or danger facing the employee or his or her family or household member shall be considered in determining whether the accommodation is reasonable.
        (2) "Qualified individual" means:
            (A) in the case of an applicant or employee
        
described in paragraph (1)(A)(i), an individual who, but for being a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence or with a family or household member who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence, can perform the essential functions of the employment position that such individual holds or desires; or
            (B) in the case of an applicant or recipient
        
described in paragraph (1)(A)(ii), an individual who, but for being a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence or with a family or household member who is a victim of domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence, can satisfy the essential requirements of the program providing the public assistance that the individual receives or desires.
        (3) "Reasonable accommodation" may include an
    
adjustment to a job structure, workplace facility, or work requirement, including a transfer, reassignment, or modified schedule, leave, a changed telephone number or seating assignment, installation of a lock, or implementation of a safety procedure, or assistance in documenting domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence that occurs at the workplace or in work-related settings, in response to actual or threatened domestic violence, sexual violence, or gender violence.
        (4) Undue hardship.
            (A) In general. "Undue hardship" means an action
        
requiring significant difficulty or expense, when considered in light of the factors set forth in subparagraph (B).
            (B) Factors to be considered. In determining
        
whether a reasonable accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of an employer or public agency, factors to be considered include:
                (i) the nature and cost of the reasonable
            
accommodation needed under this Section;
                (ii) the overall financial resources of the
            
facility involved in the provision of the reasonable accommodation, the number of persons employed at such facility, the effect on expenses and resources, or the impact otherwise of such accommodation on the operation of the facility;
                (iii) the overall financial resources of the
            
employer or public agency, the overall size of the business of an employer or public agency with respect to the number of employees of the employer or public agency, and the number, type, and location of the facilities of an employer or public agency; and
                (iv) the type of operation of the employer or
            
public agency, including the composition, structure, and functions of the workforce of the employer or public agency, the geographic separateness of the facility from the employer or public agency, and the administrative or fiscal relationship of the facility to the employer or public agency.
    (c) An employer subject to Section 21 of the Workplace Violence Prevention Act shall not violate any provisions of the Workplace Violence Prevention Act.
(Source: P.A. 101-221, eff. 1-1-20.)