City of Chicago Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
The City of Chicago paid sick leave ordinance mandates all Chicago businesses to provide paid sick leave to any employee who works at least 80 hours for the employer within any 120-day period.
For more information, including carry-over requirements, notices, and a link to the ordinance, please visit https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/depts/bacp/supp_info/paidsickleaveinfo.html.
To file a complaint for suspected violations, call 311, use the CHI 311 app, or file a Complaint Form at www.chicago.gov/laborstandards.
Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance
Employers in Cook County are required to provide earned sick leave to any employee who works at least 2 hours in any two-week period.
For more information, including carry-over requirements, rate of pay requirements, required notices, frequently asked questions, and a link to the ordinance, please visit https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/earned-sick-leave-ordinance-0.
To file a complaint for suspected violations, please visit https://www.cookcountyil.gov/service/file-complaint-violation-earned-sick-leave-ordinance for details.
If you develop a fever (100.4F/38C) or cough, seek medical care right away. Call ahead before going to a doctor’s office or emergency room. Tell them your symptoms and that you were in an affected area. You could also call the Chicago Department of Public Health at 312-746-7425 (SICK) during business hours, after hours call 311 and request to speak to the Medical Director on call. In the case of a medical emergency, call 911. (Information via the Chicago Department of Public Health)
For City of Chicago resources and support, see the City’s Coronavirus Response center – https://www.chicago.gov/city/en/sites/covid-19/home.html
Protecting the health, safety, and wellbeing of Illinoisans is Governor Pritzker’s top priority. The administration continues to work closely with local health departments, county officials and federal partners to put systems in place to respond to COVID-19. This website will provide the latest news releases related to coronavirus, video archives of press conferences and tips from leading experts to keep you and your family safe. – https://www2.illinois.gov/sites/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx
The United Way of Metro Chicago has created a service locator tool that uses zip-code based geo-location to help affected individuals find different services close to their home. – https://liveunitedchicago.org/neighborhood-services/