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Title:Labor Advisory Board
Website:Illinois Department of Labor
Contact Name:Rosie Echeverry-Vazquez
Contact Title:Executive Assistant to the Director, Illinois Department of Labor
Contact Phone:312.793.1808
Function:To provide a forum for interested parties to discuss issues affecting Illinois workers, including labor laws administered and enforced by the Department. The Board advises the Director of Labor regarding labor policy and enforcement of laws, reviews statutes enforced by the Department and provides recommendations regarding the Department’s administrative regulations.
Term:2 years, with staggered terms, beginning 3rd Monday of odd-numbered years, and until successor is appointed and qualified
Senate Confirmation:Yes
Party Affiliation:N/A
Qualifications:None specified
Compensation:Reimbursed for expenses
Composition:13 appointed by Governor: -5 representatives of employees (union) -5 representatives of employers (management) -3 public members
Authority:20 ILCS 5/5-555 (505, 510, 515)

 Member Names

Name (Last, First)Term ExpiresMember SinceAffiliationAppointed ByPositionTitleCounty
Carmona, Roberto1/18/20162/15/2013GovernorMember, ManagementCook
Coli, John1/16/20178/17/2015GovernorMember, LaborCook
DeJesus, Pedro1/16/20178/17/2015GovernorMember, PublicLake
Fulton, Robert1/16/20178/17/2015GovernorMember, LaborCook
Ginzel, Jonathan1/16/20178/17/2015GovernorMember, ManagementPeoria
Goines, Heather1/18/20162/15/2013GovernorMember, ManagementWilliamson
Grant, Robert Mark1/20/20197/25/2017GovernorMember, PublicNone
Guethle, Mark1/18/20167/21/2008GovernorMember, LaborKane
Niedorkorn, Guy1/16/20178/17/2015GovernorMember, ManagementCook
Penn, John1/18/20165/12/2008GovernorMember, LaborMcLean
Ramirez, Jorge1/18/20162/15/2013GovernorMember, LaborCook
VACANT1/16/2017GovernorMember, PublicNone
VACANT1/20/2019GovernorMember, ManagementNone