Meeting Name: Workforce, Housing & Community Development Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 3/8/2017 9:45 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Cook County Building, Board Room, 118 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois
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17-1165 1 Ordinance ModificationOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT ORDINANCE MODIFICATION WHEREAS, Cook County is a “Fair and Equal County for Immigrants;” and WHEREAS, the provision of Cook County benefits, opportunities, or services is not conditioned on matters related to citizenship or immigration status; and WHEREAS, the Cook County Code currently contains multiple references to “citizen” instead of “resident.” BE IT ORDAINED, by the Cook County Board of Commissioners, that Chapter 2, Administration, Article IV, Officers and Employees, Division 5, Inspector General, Section 2-284(10) of the Cook County Code is hereby amended as Follows: Sec. 2-284. - Functions, authority and powers In addition to other powers conferred herein, the OIIG shall have the following functions, authority and powers: *** (10) To create and maintain a toll-free "Office of the Independent Inspector General Hotline" for the purpose of receiving citizen and employee reports of corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful political discrimination and misconduct. The identity of any individual placing a call torecommend for approvalPass Action details Video Video
17-1732 1 HEALTHY WORKFORCE AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS AMENDMENTOrdinance AmendmentPROPOSED ORDINANCE AMENDMENT HEALTHY WORKFORCE AND HEALTH CARE ACCESS AMENDMENT WHEREAS, in addition to the various protections offered under the Cook County Human Rights Ordinance (“CCHRO”), the CCHRO also prohibits persons from engaging in unlawful discrimination in the provision or distribution of any Cook County (“County”) facilities, services or programs; and WHEREAS, the CCHRO defines unlawful discrimination as “discrimination against a person because of the actual or perceived status, practice, or expression of that person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, disability, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, military discharge status, source of income, gender identity or house stats; or the actual or perceived association with such a person;” and WHEREAS, while the CCHRO currently prohibits discrimination in the provision or distribution of any County facilities, services or programs based upon national origin and other protected classes, the provisions of the CCHRO do not specifically cover immigration status or documentatirecommend for approvalPass Action details Not available