Sick Days

Activists Want City Council To Mandate Paid Sick Leave In ChicagoA 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.
Jail Guard Sick Calls Spiked On Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight WeekendOfficials at Cook County Jail suspect many correctional officers called in sick Saturday and Sunday so they could watch the long-anticipated Pacquiao-Mayweather fight.
Aldermen Seek Mandatory Sick Time For All Chicago WorkersA 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.
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.
CPS Plans To Drop Costly Sick Day Policy For Non-Union WorkersChicago 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.
CTA Union Dispute's Managements Claims About Employee Sick DaysThe 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.
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