Chicago Scheduling Proposal Heads Back to Committee

Posted on June 7, 2019

The Chicago Scheduling Proposal is headed back to the Workforce Development Committee for a subject matter hearing on Monday, June 10 at 1:00 p.m. According to the Illinois Retail Merchants Association, “the committee vote will likely take place prior to the July City Council meeting and that the attempt will be to pass a scheduling ordinance at the July City Council meeting.”

Click here for an amendment of the Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance. Several changes have been made to the ordinance since it was last presented to the committee.

Updates include:

  • Impacted employers are divided into two categories: restaurants and non-restaurants
  • A restaurant is any entity that is licensed to serve food, has 30 locations worldwide and has at least 250 employees
  • Other categories of employers include and must have 100 or more employees worldwide; the affected categories of employer are:
    • Day laborers and temp agencies
    • Hotels
    • Restaurants (as defined above)
    • Building services
    • Healthcare facilities and programs
    • Manufacturing
    • Airports (not airlines)
    • Warehouses
    • Retail
    • Childcare
  • If you are a franchised business, then you are exempt if you have 3 or fewer locations
  • If you are a non-profit, then you are exempt if you have less than 250 employees

For more information, please contact Robin at robin@lincolnparkchamber.com. Click here for more Lincoln Park news or sign up for LPCC Member and Neighborhood e-mails to stay up to date on all the latest Lincoln Park news and events.

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