Cook County, IL Passed an Earned Sick Leave Law

Cook County, IL Passed an Earned Sick Leave Law On October 5, 2016, the Cook County, Illinois Board of Commissioners passed the “Earned Sick Leave Ordinance” (the “Ordinance”), the second such law in the state. For employers with a place of business within Cook County, that employ at least one Covered Employee—meaning any employee who, […]

Labor & Employment Client Alert | October 17, 2016

On October 5, 2016, the Cook County Board of Commissioners enacted an ordinance that will require employers throughout Cook County, Illinois to provide paid sick leave to employees (the “Cook County Ordinance”). The Cook County Ordinance adopts the same terms set as forth in the Chicago Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, which was passed by the […]

Sick Leave Laws

New York City implemented a new law requiring most employers doing business in the city to provide paid sick leave to employees. The law (as recently amended to include private employers with 5 or more employees) requires employers to provide up to 40 hours of paid sick time in each calendar year. Employees who work […]