Legal Question in Employment Law in Illinois

I was 15 minutes late to work today; they obviously gave me some problems for that. But they let me work, some other guy shows up and they send me home after working only 30 mins. Is that legal? I'm in illinois

Asked on 11/06/13, 3:13 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

If there is no work contract, collective bargaining agreement or other announced policies, procedures and/or protocols, Illinois is an "at will" state for employment purposes, and unless there was some illegal discrimination, normally there is nothing "illegal" about what apparently happened.

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Answered on 11/06/13, 9:15 am

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