Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity and
Local Workforce Innovation Areas (LWIAs) provide services to employers in the state of Illinois who are planning or have gone through a layoff. Along with providing services, they, along with individuals and employers, have the ability to report layoffs in Illinois.
A WARN layoff is a plant closure or mass layoff. Under state law, employers must notify the state when they plan to lay off workers. This law is known as the
WARN Act. This section gives detail on the law and how to comply with it. Visit this page to find:
- Federal and State WARN definitions.
- How to submit a WARN Notice.
- Illinois WARN Contacts.