Illinois Labor Department Contact Information Illinois Department of Labor

The Department of Labor is the state labor department that handles labor law related issues in Illinois. They are the first point of contact for Illinois employers and employees' labor law questions. Issues that are outside of the Department of Labor's scope will be referred to the local office of the Federal Department of Labor. You can contact the Department of Labor via these channels:

Department of Labor
160 N. LaSalle St., 13th FL, Suite C-1300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: (312) 793-2800
Fax: (312) 793-5257

Contact the DOL Federal Department of Labor Offices in Illinois

There are two branch offices of the Federal Department of Labor located in Illinois. You can contact any of these offices for assistance with Federal labor law related matters, including filing a complaint, requesting labor law posters, claiming unpaid overtime, and more.

Chicago District Office
US Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
230 S. Dearborn Street
Room 412
Chicago, IL 60604-1591
Phone: (312) 789-2950
Contact: Thomas Gauza, District Director
Springfield Area Office
US Dept. of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
3161 W. White Oaks Drive
Suite 203
Springfield, Illinois 62704
Phone: (217) 793-5028
Contact: Lisa Gurski, Asst. District Director

How can the Federal DOL and the Department of Labor Help Me?

Both the Federal and State labor departments are here to help employees protect their rights under labor law, and help employers understand and maintain complaince with regulations.

If you are an employee and believe that your employer is violating labor law - for example, paying you less than the Illinois minimum wage or violating overtime pay laws - call your nearest Department of Labor office and they will be able to advise you of your rights and help you recover any owed wages.

Keep in mind that federal law prevents your employer from retaliating against you in any way for talking to the Department of Labor about potential labor law violations. In addition to the Illinois state contacts listed on this page, you can call the Federal DOL's national hotline from 8am to 5pm with questions at 1-866-4USWAGE (1-866-487-9243).

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