Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed the Employee Background Fairness Act into law March 23, prohibiting employers in the state from disqualifying job applicants with conviction records, with some exceptions. The law took effect immediately.

 

 

Source: https://www.shrm.org/resourcesandtools/hr-topics/talent-acquisition/pages/new-illinois-law-protects-workers-criminal-records.aspx