Chicago Passes Expansive Predictive Scheduling Law

Employers in Chicago will be required to provide their employees with “fair and equitable” work schedules or face hefty fines under the most expansive predictive scheduling ordinance in the country. Read more…

City Council passes work scheduling law

Ald. Susan Sadlowski Garza, 10th, the daughter of labor leader Eddie “Oilcan” Sadlowski, oversaw negotiations as chair of the Workforce Committee. She wiped away tears as Mayor Lori Lightfoot celebrated the “big, big lift” of passing the ordinance that has been in the...

Revised Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance Introduced to City Council

“Last night, an updated version of the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance was introduced in the Chicago City Council. Prior versions of this ordinance were proposed in 2017 and 2018, but failed to gain traction.  Like its predecessors, the ordinance would require...