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New Hire Reporting: Illinois

New Hire Reporting requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Sara M. Wincek


  • Illinois requires all employers to report newly hired and rehired employees, and independent contractors, to the Illinois Department of Employment Security, New Hire Directory. See Reporting Requirements.
  • Several methods of submitting new hire reports are available. See Reporting Requirements.
  • Civil penalties are imposed for noncompliance. See Penalties.