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{{Stategov}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Illinois Director of Labor''' is a state executive position in the Illinois state government. The current officeholder is [[Joseph Costigan]]. He was appointed by [[Illinois Governor|Gov.]] [[Pat Quinn]] (D) on March 25, 2011.<ref>[http://illinoisobserver.org/2011/03/25/gov-pat-quinn-names-new-illinois-state-police-labor-department-chiefs/ ''The Illinois Observer,'' "Gov. Pat Quinn Names New Illinois State Police, Labor Department Chiefs," March 25, 2011]</ref>
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|State =Illinois
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|Office=Director of Labor
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|Office type = Nonpartisan
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|Office website = http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/
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|Budget =  12033200
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|Budget year = 2012
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|Term limits = None
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|Length of term =Serves at the governor's pleasure
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|Authority =
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|Selected =Appointed by the governor
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|Current officeholder =Joseph Costigan
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|Assumed office = March 25, 2011
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|Compensation = 124,090
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|Other offices =[[Governor of Illinois|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Illinois|Lieutenant Governor]] • [[Illinois Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Attorney General of Illinois|Attorney General]] • [[Illinois Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Illinois Auditor|Auditor]] • [[Illinois Comptroller|Comptroller]] • [[Illinois Superintendent of Education|Superintendent of Education]] • [[Illinois Director of Agriculture|Agriculture Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Insurance|Insurance Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Natural Resources|Natural Resources Director]] • [[Illinois Director of Labor|Labor Director]] • [[Illinois Commerce Commission|Illinois Commerce Commission]]}}{{TOCnestright}}The '''Illinois Director of Labor''' is an appointed state executive position in the Illinois state government.
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==Current officeholder==
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The current officeholder is [[Joseph Costigan]]. He was appointed by [[Illinois Governor|Gov.]] [[Pat Quinn]] (D) on March 25, 2011.<ref>[http://illinoisobserver.org/2011/03/25/gov-pat-quinn-names-new-illinois-state-police-labor-department-chiefs/ ''The Illinois Observer,'' "Gov. Pat Quinn Names New Illinois State Police, Labor Department Chiefs," March 25, 2011]</ref>
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==Authority==
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The position of the Illinois Director of Labor was created in Article V of the [http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs4.asp?DocName=002000050HArt.+5&ActID=221&ChapAct=20%26nbsp%3BILCS%26nbsp%3B5%2F&ChapterID=5&ChapterName=EXECUTIVE+BRANCH&SectionID=3415&SeqStart=2200&SeqEnd=-1&ActName=Civil+Administrative+Code+of+Illinois.+(Short+Title+and+General+Provisions+Article) Civil Administrative Code of Illinois].
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'''Article V, Section 5-20:'''
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|Each department shall have an officer as its head who shall be known as director or secretary and who shall, subject to the provisions of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, execute the powers and discharge the duties vested by law in his or her respective department. The following officers are hereby created: [...] Director of Labor, for the Department of Labor.
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==Qualifications==
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==Duties==
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The mission is to promote and protect the rights, wages, welfare, working conditions, safety and health of Illinois workers through enforcement of the state labor laws, to safeguard the public through regulation of amusement rides, and to ensure compliance with all other labor standards.<ref name="about">[http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/ ''Illinois Department of Labor'' "Agency Information" Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>
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The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of more than 20 labor and safety laws.<ref name="about"/>
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==Divisions==
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The department of labor is organized into the following major areas:<ref>[http://www.state.il.us/agency/idol/aboutus/aboutus.htm ''Illinois Department of Labor'' "About Us" Accessed December 20, 2012]</ref>
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*Fair Labor Standards
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*Conciliation and Mediation
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*Safety Inspection and Education
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*Carnival and Amusement Ride Safety
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*Equal Opportunity Workforce
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*Legal
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*Administration
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==State budget==
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The Department of Labor's 2012 fiscal year budget was $12,033,200.<ref>[http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/budget/Documents/Budget%20Book/FY%202013/Agency%20Fact%20Sheet%20Packet%20FINAL.pdf ''State of Illinois'', "Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Fact Sheet," 17, accessed June 26, 2013]</ref>
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==Compensation==
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:: ''See also: [[Compensation of state executive officers]]''
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===2012===
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In 2012, the Illinois Director of Labor was paid an estimated [[Compensation of state executive officers|$124,090]]. This figure comes from the [[Council of State Governments]].
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===2010===
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In 2010, the Illinois Director of Labor was paid an estimated $124,100 according to the [[Council of State Governments]].<ref>[http://knowledgecenter.csg.org/drupal/system/files/Table_4.11.pdf ''The Council of State Governments'',"The Book of States 2010 Table 4.11," retrieved September 5, 2012]</ref>
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==Contact information==
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'''Chicago Office'''<br>
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160 N. LaSalle Street, Suite C-1300<br>
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Chicago, IL 60601<br>
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'''Phone:''' 312-793-2800<br>
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'''Fax:''' 312-793-5257<br>
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'''TTY''': 888-758-6053<br>
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'''Springfield Office'''<br>
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900 S. Spring Street<br>
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Springfield, IL 62704<br>
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'''Phone:''' 217-782-6206<br>
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'''Fax:''' 217-782-0596<br>
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'''Marion Office'''<br>
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2309 W. Main Street, Suite 115<br>
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Marion, IL 62959<br>
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'''Phone:''' 618-993-7090<br>
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'''Fax:''' 618-993-7258<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 07:41, 1 August 2013

Illinois Director of Labor
General information
Office Type:  Nonpartisan
Office website:  Official Link
2012 FY Budget:  $12,033,200
Term limits:  None
Structure
Length of term:   Serves at the governor's pleasure
Selection Method:  Appointed by the governor
Current Officeholder
Name:  Joseph Costigan
Assumed office:  March 25, 2011
Compensation:  $124,090
Other Illinois Executive Offices
GovernorLieutenant GovernorSecretary of StateAttorney GeneralTreasurerAuditorComptrollerSuperintendent of EducationAgriculture DirectorInsurance DirectorNatural Resources DirectorLabor DirectorIllinois Commerce Commission
The Illinois Director of Labor is an appointed state executive position in the Illinois state government.

Current officeholder

The current officeholder is Joseph Costigan. He was appointed by Gov. Pat Quinn (D) on March 25, 2011.[1]

Authority

The position of the Illinois Director of Labor was created in Article V of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois.

Article V, Section 5-20:

Each department shall have an officer as its head who shall be known as director or secretary and who shall, subject to the provisions of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois, execute the powers and discharge the duties vested by law in his or her respective department. The following officers are hereby created: [...] Director of Labor, for the Department of Labor.

Qualifications

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Elections

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Vacancies

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Duties

The mission is to promote and protect the rights, wages, welfare, working conditions, safety and health of Illinois workers through enforcement of the state labor laws, to safeguard the public through regulation of amusement rides, and to ensure compliance with all other labor standards.[2]

The department is responsible for the administration and enforcement of more than 20 labor and safety laws.[2]

Divisions

The department of labor is organized into the following major areas:[3]

  • Fair Labor Standards
  • Conciliation and Mediation
  • Safety Inspection and Education
  • Carnival and Amusement Ride Safety
  • Equal Opportunity Workforce
  • Legal
  • Administration

State budget

The Department of Labor's 2012 fiscal year budget was $12,033,200.[4]

Compensation

See also: Compensation of state executive officers

2012

In 2012, the Illinois Director of Labor was paid an estimated $124,090. This figure comes from the Council of State Governments.

2010

In 2010, the Illinois Director of Labor was paid an estimated $124,100 according to the Council of State Governments.[5]

Historical officeholders

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Recent news

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Contact information

Chicago Office
160 N. LaSalle Street, Suite C-1300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312-793-2800
Fax: 312-793-5257
TTY: 888-758-6053


Springfield Office
900 S. Spring Street
Springfield, IL 62704
Phone: 217-782-6206
Fax: 217-782-0596


Marion Office
2309 W. Main Street, Suite 115
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-993-7090
Fax: 618-993-7258

See also

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