Sick Pay, Time Off A Major Concern For Workers Amid Coronavirus Crisis; Gov. Pritzker Says Illinois Is Discussing Ways To HelpDo you have a plan for your family and work, and would you get paid if you needed to call in sick? Those are some of the issues CBS 2 News is tackling as we break down the potential domino effects of the coronavirus.
Despite Being Cleared By DCFS, Multiple Suspended CPS Workers Kept On Paid LeaveA CBS 2 inquiry sparked by an investigation into spending on suspended Chicago Public School employees led to some surprising statistics from Illinois’ Department of Children and Family Services.
Chicago Public Schools Spending Millions On Pay For Suspended EmployeesThe district is currently shelling out more than $200,000 a week to pay employees who have been placed on leave.
Paw-ternity Leave: Companies Offer Paid Leave To Care For Sick PetsSome companies across the U.S. are recognizing this and are now offering employees paid leave to care for new puppies or sick pets.
Expert: Generous Netflix Parental Leave Policy Not Likely To SpreadWorkplace expert John Challenger – CEO of outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas – said Silicon Valley companies like Netflix are competing against each other for the best and brightest employees, so they’re raising the stakes.
North Chicago Police Chief On Leave Amid Excessive Force AllegationsA north suburban police chief has been placed on leave, in the wake of mounting allegations of excessive force by the department’s police officers.