Paid Sick Leave

The Paid Sick Leave ordinance mandates that all Chicago businesses provide paid sick leave to employees. Any employee who works at least 80 hours for an employer in Chicago within any 120-day period is covered by the ordinance and is eligible for paid sick leave. Employees begin to accrue paid sick leave on the first calendar day after they begin their employment. For every 40 hours worked, employees accrue one hour of paid sick leave. See the notice below for more information.

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Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Notice


Download Notice (English | Español) for display at the place of employment (11X17) and to be provided with first paychecks (8.5X11) (English | Español)


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