Q: Is 820 ILCS 105/1-15 does not protect commercial drivers in the state of IL?
It does as any employee earning salary or wages in the States of Illinois falls under that statutes:
Beginning January 1, 2021 - Guarantees a minimum wage of $11.00 per hour for workers 18 years of age and older. An employer where gratuities are paid to employee, may pay 60% of the minimum wage to its employees. Employers may apply for licenses to pay sub-minimum rates to learners and certain workers with physical and mental limitations. Overtime must be paid after 40 hour of work per week at time and one-half the regular rate.
To clarify you may use the following numbers in Illinois:
Minimum Wage/Overtime Information: (312) 793-2804
Minimum Wage Toll Free Hotline: (800) 478-3998
Sub-Minimum Wage & Sheltered Workshop Information: (312) 793-2804
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