Some Suburbs Plan Exemptions From Cook County Sick Leave MandateSeveral Cook County suburbs have begun pushing back against the county’s newly-approved paid sick leave ordinance.
Aldermen Push For Sick Leave Mandate For Chicago WorkersSeveral aldermen have introduced an ordinance that would guarantee paid sick days to an estimated 400,000 workers in Chicago.
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.
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.
State Official Resigns After Going Fishing On Sick LeaveA top administrator at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has resigned because the agency says he violated rules by participating in professional fishing tournaments while on sick leave last summer.
14 Police Officers May Be Fired For Abusing Sick LeaveA sick leave scandal has erupted in the Chicago Police Department, and 14 officers could lose their jobs.
Report: State Prison Board Member Worked 1 DayRoger Walker Jr. is supposed to be on the job at the Illinois Prisoner Review Board at a salary of almost $86,000 a year.