The Families First Coronavirus Response Act has been signed into federal law, and our partners at Legal Aid Chicago have created some helpful info sheets about the new paid sick leave and paid leave benefits under the expanded Family and Medical Leave Act. Read more in the info sheets and remember to contact your employer or Legal Aid Chicago for more guidance, as there are exceptions in the law.
Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Laws (English)
New Federal Legislation for Paid Sick Leave and Additional Family and Medical Leave Act Benefits (English, Spanish)
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