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Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission Emergency Meeting-April 15th

    April 15, 2020

    On April 13, 20202, the Illinois Workers’ Compensation Commission adopted an amendment which makes coverage automatically available for essential workers who fall ill on the job. These new rules apply to police and fire personnel, corrections officers, grocery store workers, postal workers, health care workers and food producers.  Attached is the amendment.  The Illinois Workers Compensation Commission will conduct an e by phone today, Wednesday April 15, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. The call-in number for the meeting is 888-494-4032, passcode is 8061403017 and will only cover the emergency rule.