Workers' compensation is designed to defray expenses and supplement lost income of someone who has been injured at work. But until recently, essential employees continuing to work during the COVID-19 pandemic could find it difficult to apply for and receive workers' compensation benefits for becoming ill at work. The Illinois legislature seeks to change this, recently approving a measure designed to significantly increase access to these benefits. Learn more about the changes slated to come to workers' compensation laws in Illinois.
26 May 2020