Sick Days

City Hall

Aldermen Seek Mandatory Sick Time For All Chicago Workers

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.


Gov. Pat Quinn (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Quinn To Push Legislation Requiring All Workers To Get Paid Sick Days

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

CPS Plans To Drop Costly Sick Day Policy For Non-Union Workers

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.

CBS Chicago–02/14/2012

CTA union president Bob Kelly talks with CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine. (CBS)

CTA Union Dispute’s Managements Claims About Employee Sick Days

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.