State Retirement Systems
Welcome to the State Retirement Systems (SRS) of Illinois' website! Our goal is to educate our members about the retirement, disability and death benefits afforded under each System.
Commerce and Economic Opportunity, Department of
Our mission is to provide economic opportunities for businesses, entrepreneurs, and residents that improve the quality of life for all Illinoisans. We are laser-focused on improving transparency and accountability, enhancing customer service, increasing Illinois’ competitiveness, advancing minority empowerment, modernizing Illinois’ workforce, and elevating our state’s promotional efforts.
Employment Security, Department of
The Department of Employment Security is the premier provider of workforce services in Illinois. IDES supports economic growth and stability in Illinois by providing Employment Services to Illinois residents and employers, analyzing and disseminating essential Labor Market Information, and administering Unemployment Insurance programs.
Labor, Department of
The mission of IDOL is to protect the rights, wages, working conditions, and safety of workers through the enforcement of state labor laws, to safeguard the public through regulation of amusement rides, and to ensure compliance with all labor standards.
Natural Resources, Department of
To manage, conserve and protect Illinois' natural, recreational and cultural resources, further the public's understanding and appreciation of those resources, and promote the education, science and public safety of Illinois' natural resources for present and future generations.
Human Services, Department of
Illinois created DHS in 1997, to provide our state's residents with streamlined access to integrated services, especially those who are striving to move from welfare to work and economic independence, and others who face multiple challenges to self-sufficiency.
Workers' Compensation Commission, Illinois
The Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission resolves disputes between employees and employers regarding work-related injuries and illnesses. A case is first tried by an arbitrator, whose decision may be reviewed by a panel of three commissioners. Cases may then be appealed to the circuit court, Appellate Court, and Illinois Supreme Court. Like most court systems, the vast majority of disputes are resolved by settlement.
Human Rights Commission
The State of Illinois is committed to fighting discrimination in Illinois based on the following protected classes identified in the Illinois Human Rights Act: race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status (with regard to employment) ancestry, age (40 and over), order of protection status, marital status, familial status (with regard to housing), physical or mental disability, arrest record, military status, sexual orientation, and unfavorable discharge from military service.
Military Affairs, Department of
The Illinois Army National Guard is a whole new way to serve. It's all about a commitment to help communities in need. It's solid dedication to country.
Labor Relations Board
The Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (Act) governs labor relations between most public employers in Illinois and their employees.
Illinois Civil Service Commission
The Civil Service Commission is a 5-member body established by the Personnel Code. It is an integral part of the State of Illinois system of personnel administration based on merit principles and scientific method. Its specific duties and powers are set forth in Section 10 of the Personnel Code. ( 20 ILCS 415/10)
State Police Merit Board
The mission of the Illinois State Police Merit Board is to remove political influence and provide a fair and equitable merit process for the selection of Illinois State Trooper candidates and the promotion and discipline of Illinois State Police officers.