Services Provided by IDHR
In addition to being an enforcement agency, IDHR also provides a number of services and works in partnership with companies, agencies, organizations and individuals to provide:
IDHR Public Contracts Unit: All employees and companies that wish to do business with any state entity in Illinois must register through the Public Contracts Unit to ensure that they have implemented equal employment opportunity and affirmative action policies and are in compliance with the Illinois Human Rights Act and Human Rights Rules & Regulations.
The Public Contracts Units also helps business and state agencies develop sexual harassment prevention policies and affirmative action plans.
IDHR Training: The Institute for Training and Development (“Institute”) provides online and in-person training designed to increase respect among diverse cultures both in the workplace and at home. Using real-life scenarios, certified trainers provide information on fair employment laws and practices, ways to resolve conflict through better understanding, and non-discrimination requirements such as sexual harassment prevention. The Institute provides materials for independent study and on-the-job reference tools.
The Institute is approved by the HR Certification Institute and offers training modules for HR Certification. Fees may apply to on-site training. Find more information on available courses, trainings available to the public, or to request a group training.