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Meeting Name: Labor Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 7/13/2016 9:15 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
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16-4283 1 Labor minutes from the meeting of 6/8/2016Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 6/8/2016approvePass Action details Not available
16-4065 1 ESTABLISHING EMPLOYER PAID SICK LEAVE FOR RESIDENTS OF COOK COUNTYOrdinancePROPOSED ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING EMPLOYER PAID SICK LEAVE FOR RESIDENTS OF COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the County of Cook is a home rule unit of government pursuant to the 1970 Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 6 (a); and WHEREAS, pursuant to their home rule powers, the Cook County Commissioners may exercise any power and perform any function relating to their governments and affairs, including the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals, and welfare; and WHEREAS, promoting the public health and welfare for those who work within the County‚Äôs border plainly meets this criterion; and, WHEREAS, employees in every industry occasionally require time away from the workplace to tend to their own health or the health of family members: and WHEREAS, in Cook County, XX percent of private sector workers received no paid sick leave; and, WHEREAS, paid sick leave has a positive effect of the health of not only employees and their family members, but also the health of fellow workers and public at large and the most comprehensive national srecommend for deferralPass Action details Not available
16-4229 1 ESTABLISHING EMPLOYER PAID SICK LEAVE FOR RESIDENTS OF COOK COUNTYOrdinanceREVISED SUBSTITUTE TO FILE ID: 16-4229 ESTABLISHING EARNED SICK LEAVE FOR EMPLOYEES IN COOK COUNTY WHEREAS, the County of Cook is a home rule unit of government pursuant to the 1970 Illinois Constitution, Article VII, Section 6 (a); and, WHEREAS, pursuant to their home rule powers, the Cook County Commissioners may exercise any power and perform any function relating to their governments and affairs, including the power to regulate for the protection of the public health, safety, morals, and welfare; and, WHEREAS, employees in every industry occasionally require time away from the workplace to tend to their own health or the health of family members; and, WHEREAS, in Cook County approximately 40 percent, or 840,000, private sector workers receive no paid sick leave; and, WHEREAS, earned sick leave has a positive effect on the health of not only employees and their family members, but also the health of fellow workers and public at large and the most comprehensive national survey of U.S. restaurant workers found that two-thirds of restaurant wait staff and cooks have come torecommend for deferralPass Action details Not available