Governor Pritzker Extends the Illinois Stay at Home Order through May 30, 2020

April 23, 2020
John Hayes
SmithAmundsen Labor & Employment Alert



On Thursday April 23, 2020 Governor Pritzker announced that he was extending and modifying the existing Stay at Home Order for Illinois, which was set to expire April 30, 2020. The new executive order will run through the end of May and will include the following modifications effective May 1, 2020:

Employers should be mindful of the new requirements for essential businesses and manufacturing as they will require careful monitoring to fully comply with the new order. Additionally, several questions still remain unanswered, such as what is an “essential line” for manufacturers? Stay tuned here for more updates as they become available regarding the extension and modification of the Stay at Home Order for Illinois, as well as modifications to orders in other states.