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Mandated Paid Sick Leave – Navigating Complex Changes for Chicago/Cook County (Chicago, IL)

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Mandated Paid Sick Leave – Navigating Complex Changes for Chicago/Cook County (Chicago, IL)

On June 28, 2016, Chicago passed its Paid Sick Leave ordinance, and Cook County hastily followed suit in October 2016, with both laws going into effect on July 1, 2017.  Despite these laws being in effect for over a year, many businesses simply fail to comply.  This includes not providing any paid sick leave at all, to noncompliant accrual, use and carryover policies, to failure to follow notice requirements.

In this not-to-be-missed event, earn about key compliance issues under these laws, as well as other important changes to other Illinois mandated leave laws, such as the Child Bereavement Leave Act, the Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act, and the Illinois Employee Sick Leave Act.

Noah A. Frank


SmithAmundsen LLC

Noah practices at SmithAmundsen, a full-service litigation and business law firm.  He enables businesses to excel under increasingly regulated and taxing environments while protecting them from harmful litigation. As the go-to legal resource and trusted business partner, he analyzes complex risks and formulates strategies for cost optimization, considering legal liability, litigation avoidance, and best practices. Mr. Frank provides practical and thoughtful advice, strategy, and solutions in a full range of employment, corporate, and workers’ compensation matters, including compliance, policy implementation, and risk mitigation of wage and hour, discrimination, harassment, leave interference and retaliation claims including under the FLSA, Title VII, ADA, ADEA, FMLA, OSHA, NLRA, Worker’s Compensation, and state and local laws. He advises employers on day-to-day issues such as employment agreements (including NDAs and restrictive covenants), leave and return-to-work management, discipline, disability, and religious accommodation, and severance agreements. He trains management in legal compliance, and is a frequent author and invited speaker on these and other topics. Mr. Frank attended the University of Illinois where he earned his bachelors, masters in human resources, and juris doctorate degrees.  He has been peer-recognized as an Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Star each year 2012-2019.

Material posted on this website is for informational purposes only and does not constitute a legal opinion or medical advice. Contact your legal representative or medical professional for information specific to your legal or medical needs.

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