HB 2521

  • Illinois House Bill
  • 102nd Regular Session
  • Introduced in House May 26, 2021
  • Passed House Apr 22, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 26, 2021
  • Became Law Aug 27, 2021

Labor Relation-Employee Rights

Abstract

Amends the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act. Provides that the showing of interest in support of a petition filed for the purpose of selecting a labor organization as the representative of the employees in a bargaining unit may be evidenced by electronic communications, and such writing or communication may be evidenced by the electronic signature of the employees. Provides that the showing of interest shall be valid only if signed within 12 months prior to the filing of the petition. Provides that a secret ballot election held for the purpose of selecting a labor organization as the representative of the employees in a bargaining unit may be conducted electronically, using an electronic voting system, in addition to paper ballot voting systems. Provides that it shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer to promise, threaten, or take any action because of an employee's specified participation in a strike. House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adds reference to: 115 ILCS 5/7 from Ch. 48, par. 1707 115 ILCS 5/8 from Ch. 48, par. 1708 115 ILCS 5/14 from Ch. 48, par. 1714 Amends the Illinois Educational Labor Relations Act. With respect to the recognition of exclusive bargaining representatives, provides that the showing of interest in support of certain petitions may be evidenced by electronic communications and such writing or communication may be evidenced by the electronic signature of an employee as provided under the Electronic Commerce Security Act. Provides that the showing of interest shall be valid only if signed within 12 months prior to the filing of the petition. In provisions regarding elections, provides that a secret ballot election may be conducted electronically, using an electronic voting system, in addition to paper ballot voting systems. Adds as an unfair labor practice promising, threatening, or taking any action (i) to permanently replace an employee who participates in a strike, (ii) to discriminate against an employee who is working or has unconditionally offered to return to work for the employer because the employee supported or participated in such as a strike, or (iii) to lockout, suspend, or otherwise withhold from employment employees in order to influence the position of such employees or the representative of such employees in collective bargaining prior to a strike. Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Specifies that it shall be an unfair labor practice for public employers and educational employers to promise, threaten, or take specified actions against their employees concerning a lawful strike. Effective immediately.

Bill Sponsors (37)

Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

     
Cosponsor

Jay Hoffman

     
Cosponsor

La Shawn K. Ford

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Aug 27, 2021

House

Effective Date August 27, 2021

House

Public Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0596

House

Governor Approved

Jun 28, 2021

House

Sent to the Governor

May 30, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca

House

Passed Both Houses

House

House Concurs

House

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 071-043-000

May 27, 2021

House

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 005-000-000

House

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee

House

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

May 26, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1

House

Arrived in House

Senate

Third Reading - Passed; 040-015-000

May 20, 2021

Senate

Second Reading

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2021

May 19, 2021

Senate

Do Pass as Amended Executive; 010-006-000

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 20, 2021

May 17, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive

May 13, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam

Senate

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments

May 04, 2021

Senate

Assigned to Executive

Apr 29, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael E. Hastings

Apr 28, 2021

Senate

Added as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Robert Peters

Apr 23, 2021

Senate

First Reading

Senate

Chief Senate Sponsor Sen. Ram Villivalam

Senate

Placed on Calendar Order of First Reading

Senate

Referred to Assignments

Senate

Arrive in Senate

Apr 22, 2021

House

Third Reading - Standard Debate - Passed 067-043-000

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Labor & Commerce Committee; 017-011-000

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Natalie A. Manley

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark L. Walker

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Justin Slaughter

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anne Stava-Murray

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lamont J. Robinson, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Theresa Mah

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

House

Recalled to Second Reading - Short Debate

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

Removed from Short Debate Status

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate

Apr 20, 2021

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Labor & Commerce Committee

Apr 16, 2021

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee

House

House Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lindsey LaPointe

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jawaharial Williams

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Margaret Croke

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Terra Costa Howard

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit

Apr 15, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate

House

Second Reading - Short Debate

Apr 08, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate

Mar 24, 2021

House

Do Pass / Short Debate Labor & Commerce Committee; 015-010-000

Mar 18, 2021

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Aaron M. Ortiz

House

Removed Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis

House

Added Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Hernandez

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Eva Dina Delgado

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Angelica Guerrero-Cuellar

House

Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez

Mar 09, 2021

House

Assigned to Labor & Commerce Committee

Feb 19, 2021

House

First Reading

House

Referred to Rules Committee

Feb 17, 2021

House

Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Edgar Gonzalez, Jr.

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