Home Rules: Cook County awaits challenges to authority to mandate paid sick leave, boost min wage

By Stephanie N. Grimoldby | Dec 8, 2016

Cook County has enacted ordinances, virtually identical to similar ordinances enacted earlier by the city of Chicago, requiring employers throughout the county provide paid sick leave and a higher minimum wage to employees. But did the county have the authority to do it? Opinions from the county's own State's Attorney's office said likely not.

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