Lost Wage Claims by the Numbers
For claims filed between Jan. 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015.
Claims for lost wages filed.
Lost wages claims total.
Checks sent to workers (32% of total cases).
Cases closed without any record of a worker getting paid.
Average time to resolve claim for lost wages.
Where workers had to wait more than a year to get the lost wages they were due.
Source: Illinois Department of Labor