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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Employment Law & Workplace Rights for Workforce Development Professionals

LEP has partnered with the Chicago Jobs Council’s Frontline Focus Training Institute to provide worker rights training for frontline workforce development staff.

Classes focus on key areas of employment law that affect lower-wage workers in Illinois and discuss ways to incorporate this crucial information into job readiness curriculums. Visit for more information or to register for an upcoming course.

Please contact Alison Dickson, labor education specialist, at (312) 996-2624 or to learn more about the Worker Rights Project and discuss ways LEP can help you bring this important information to the populations you serve.