Illinois Government Agencies

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1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Illinois, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Illinois

Discrimination/Harassment – State Agency

Illinois Department of Human Rights (IDHR)

Chicago Office James R. Thompson Center 100 West Randolph Street, Suite 10-100 Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: (312) 814-6200 TDD: (312) 263-1579

Springfield Office 222 South College, Floor 1 Springfield, IL 62704 Phone: (217) 785-5100 TDD: (217) 785-5125

Marion Office 2309 West Main Street Suite 112 Intake Unit Marion, IL 62959 Phone: (618) 993-7463 TTY: (866) 740-3953 Fax: (618) 993-7464

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Agency Description/Mission: The Department of Human Rights administers the Illinois Human Rights Act, which prohibits discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (with regard to employment ), age 40 and over, marital status, physical or mental handicap, military service or unfavorable military discharge.

Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chicago District Office 230 S. Dearborn Street Suite 1866 Chicago, IL 60604 Phone: (312) 872-9777 Fax: (312) 588-1260 ASL video number: 844-234-5122 Email:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) St. Louis District Office Robert A. Young Building 1222 Spruce Street Room 8.100 St. Louis, MO 63103 Phone: 1-800-669-4000 TTY: 1-800-669-6820

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

Calumet City Area Office 1600 167th Street, Suite 12 Calumet City, IL 60409 Phone: (708) 891-3800 Fax: (708) 862-9659 North Aurora Area Office 365 Smoke Tree Plaza North Aurora, IL 60542 Phone: (630) 896-8700 Fax: (630) 892-2160
Chicago Area Office 701 Lee Street – Suite 950 Des Plains, IL 60016 Phone: (847) 803-4800 Fax: (847) 390-8220 Peoria Area Office 2918 W. Willows Knolls Road Peoria, IL 61614 Phone: (309) 671-7033 Fax: (309) 671-7326
Fairview Heights Area Office 11 Executive Drive, Suite 11 Fairview Heights, IL 62208 Phone: (618) 632-8612 Fax: (618) 632-5712

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES)

Phone (Toll-Free TeleServe number): (888) 337-7234 TDD: (800) 662-3943 Web Address:

Agency Description/Mission: IDES operates the state’s unemployment insurance program, the Illinois employment service, job training and other special workforce development programs for the unemployed and underemployed, and matches employer labor needs with the skills of job seekers.

Overview What Every Worker Should Know About Unemployment Insurance Frequently Asked Questions Unemployment Insurance Benefits Handbook Tele-Serve Information (claims filing by telephone)

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – State Agency

Illinois Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Division

Chicago Area Illinois Department of Labor 160 North LaSalle, Suite C-1300 Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: (312) 793-2800 (General Information)

Springfield Area Illinois Department of Labor 1 West Old State Capitol Plaza Room 300 Springfield, IL 62701 Phone: (217) 782-6206 (General Information)

Southern Illinois Illinois Department of Labor 2309 West Main St. Marion, IL 62959 Phone: (618) 993-7090 (General Information)

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Frequently Asked Questions – Illinois Department of Labor Laws Enforced Contacts Directory Complaint Forms (minimum wage/overtime; wage payment; child labor, etc. complaint forms)

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ESA Wage & Hour Division Chicago District Office 230 S. Dearborn Street Room 412 Chicago, IL 60604-1761 Phone: (312) 596-7230 Fax: (312) 596-7251

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ESA Wage & Hour Division Springfield District Office 3161 W. White Oaks Drive Suite 203 Springfield, Illinois 62704 Phone:(217) 793-5028 Fax: (217) 492-4910

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) ESA Wage & Hour Division St. Louis District Office 1222 Spruce Street Room 9.102B St. Louis, MO 63103-2830 Phone: (314) 539-2706 Fax: (314) 539-2723 (Serves Calhoun, Jersey, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, and St. Clair Counties)

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Illinois Industrial Commission 100 West Randolph Street Suite 8-200 Chicago, IL 60601 Phone: (312) 814-6611 Toll-Free (statewide): (866) 352-3033 TDD: (312) 814-2959 E-Mail:

Peoria office: 401 Main St, Suite 640 Peoria, IL 61602 Phone: 309-671-3019

Rockford office: 200 S Wyman Rockford, IL 61101 Phone: 815-987-7292

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Agency Description/Mission: The Industrial Commission is the state court for workers’ compensation cases. Workers’ compensation is a no-fault system of benefits paid by employers to workers who experience job-related injuries or diseases.

FAQs Handbook on Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Diseases Telephone Directory