The most comprehensive resource available for human resources professionals providing HR news, white papers, custom research answers, webinars and OnDemand programs on the hottest HR topics,...
Voters in Chicago signaled support for paid sick leave through approval of a nonbinding referendum, according to unofficial results from the city's Feb. 24 municipal general election.
The voter approval indicated support for paid leave for workers. The Chicago Earned Sick Time Ordinance (No. O2014–1551), a separate legislative effort being considered by the city council, was introduced in 2014.
If passed, the ordinance would require employers to provide earned sick time to full-time, part-time, temporary and domestic employees working in the city. Employees would accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 30 hours worked, and accrual would begin on the later of either commencement of employment or the effective date of the law. Employees could start using earned sick leave on the later of the 120th day of employment or 120th day following the effective date of the ordinance.
For large employers, those with at least 10 employees, accrual would be capped at 72 hours of accrued sick leave a year and for small employers, those with less than 10 employees, accrual would be capped at 40 hours. Under the ordinance, for foreseeable absences, employers could require at least seven days of advance notice that earned sick time will be used. More generous leave policies would be authorized under the ordinance.
For more information, see Compensation and Benefit Library's “Sick Leave and Pay” chapter.
All Bloomberg BNA treatises are available on standing order, which ensures you will always receive the most current edition of the book or supplement of the title you have ordered from Bloomberg BNA’s book division. As soon as a new supplement or edition is published (usually annually) for a title you’ve previously purchased and requested to be placed on standing order, we’ll ship it to you to review for 30 days without any obligation. During this period, you can either (a) honor the invoice and receive a 5% discount (in addition to any other discounts you may qualify for) off the then-current price of the update, plus shipping and handling or (b) return the book(s), in which case, your invoice will be cancelled upon receipt of the book(s). Call us for a prepaid UPS label for your return. It’s as simple and easy as that. Most importantly, standing orders mean you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you’re relying on. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.960.1220 or by sending an email to email@example.com.
Put me on standing order at a 5% discount off list price of all future updates, in addition to any other discounts I may quality for. (Returnable within 30 days.)
Notify me when updates are available (No standing order will be created).
This Bloomberg BNA report is available on standing order, which ensures you will all receive the latest edition. This report is updated annually and we will send you the latest edition once it has been published. By signing up for standing order you will never have to worry about the timeliness of the information you need. And, you may discontinue standing orders at any time by contacting us at 1.800.372.1033, option 5, or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Put me on standing order
Notify me when new releases are available (no standing order will be created)