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Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances - A Differential Diagnosis of Implementing Rules

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As most employers in the “Chicagoland” area are hopefully already aware, both Chicago and Cook County have enacted paid sick leave (PSL) ordinances that go into effect July 1, 2017. Although the two ordinances are remarkably similar as written, the two jurisdictions have set forth rules that interpret the ordinances that are remarkably different. FordHarrison partners Kimberly Ross and Craig Thorstenson have written the article, Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances, A Differential Diagnosis of Implementing Ruleswhich provides a discussion of the main points of the two ordinances that employers need to know.