A coalition of working families, labor unions, and others gathered at City Hall on Tuesday to call on aldermen to approve a measure that would ensure workers get paid time off when they or a family member are sick.
Officials at Cook County Jail suspect many correctional officers called in sick Saturday and Sunday so they could watch the long-anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight.
A proposed ordinance backed by most of the City Council would require employers in the city to provide paid sick leave for most of their workers.
Governor Pat Quinn says he’s ready to make another push for a law mandating that businesses give employees at least *some* paid sick days.
Chicago Public Schools officials said Tuesday that they are seeking to implement a new sick day policy for non-union workers, ending a decades-long practice that has cost the system tens of millions of dollars a year.
The CTA employee’s union says management is skewing statistics when it comes to sick days that workers take. CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.