On May 20, 2020, the Chicago City Council enacted an ordinance (No. SO2020-2343) prohibiting employers from retaliating against covered employees complying with public health orders that require them to (or when caring for another must):
No. SO2020-2343 also made changes to the paid sick leave portions of the city’s Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance by redefining covered employees to include the following (who were not previously covered):
Of note, on May 12, 2020, the city also updated its paid sick leave to include mandatory notice requirements. The sick leave law is effective July 1, 2020.
No. SO2020-2343 took effect on May 20, 2020.
Read No. SO2020-2343