|Public Act 096-1417|
|SB3818 Enrolled||LRB096 20653 WGH 36368 b|
AN ACT concerning employment.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Family Military Leave Act is amended by
changing Sections 5 and 10 as follows:
(820 ILCS 151/5)
In this Act:
"Employee" means any person who may be permitted, required,
or directed by an employer in consideration of direct or
indirect gain or profit to engage in any employment. "Employee"
does include an independent contractor. "Employee" includes an
employee of a covered employer who has been employed by the
same employer for at least 12 months, and has been employed for
at least 1,250 hours of service during the 12-month period
immediately preceding the commencement of the leave.
"Employee benefits" means all benefits, other than salary
and wages, provided or made available to employees by an
employer and includes group life insurance, health insurance,
disability insurance and pensions, regardless of whether
benefits are provided by a policy or practice of an employer.
"Employer" means (1) any person, partnership, corporation,
association, or other business entity; and (2) the State of
Illinois, municipalities and other units of local government.