The Illinois legislature, on January 10, 2023, passed the Paid Leave for All Workers Act (PLFAW), which Governor Pritzker announced he will sign into law. Should the bill be enacted, Illinois would become the third state (after Maine and Nevada) to require private employers to provide employees with earned paid leave to use for any reason. A further description of the PLFAW can be found here. Perkins Coie will continue to monitor these legislative developments and provide additional guidance if/when the law is enacted. In the meantime, employers should begin to prepare for this likely change to the Illinois employment landscape.