The Illinois Human Rights Act

As a reminder to Illinois employers, on January 1, 2020 “The Equitable Restrooms Act” took effect, requiring all single-occupancy (or one-person) restrooms in a place of public accommodation or public building to be identified as all-gender and designated for use by no more than one person at a time, or for family, or assisted use.  This means that any commonly used signage representing “women” or “men” must be removed and replaced with gender-neutral signage.

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