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Unpaid Wages? Be Sure To Explore Your Options
Unpaid Wages? Be Sure To Explore Your Options

The Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) is a state agency which, among other things, investigates wage claims. An employee who failed to receive proper pay for the hours they worked may make a report to the IDOL, who will then investigate the claim and issue a finding. ...

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