Cook County Earned Sick Leave Opt Outs Nears Thirty

Buffalo Grove, Hoffman Estates, Oak Lawn, Rolling Meadows and Western Springs have opted out of complying with the Cook County Earned Sick Leave Ordinance. My  list now has 29 municipalities that have nixed the Earned Sick Leave Ordinance.  I continue to watch about a dozen Cook County political subdivisions. Some will join the list before the County Ordinance’s July 1, 2017 effective date, some as soon as next week.

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I have listed the Cook County “opt-outs” on the PSL Laws and Resources page of my blog, just below the link to the Cook County Ordinance.

Cook County enacted the ESL Ordinance in October 2016. Generally, it requires covered employers to allow employees to accrue one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked. My posts about that Ordinance are here and here.