Record #: O2017-4947   
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed to Pass
Intro date: 6/28/2017 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Committees, Rules and Ethics
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code by adding new chapter entitled "The Chicago Fair Workweek Ordinance"
Sponsors: Waguespack, Scott, Foulkes, Toni, Pawar, Ameya, Mell, Deborah, Lopez, Raymond A., Hairston, Leslie A., Sawyer, Roderick T., Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Taliaferro, Chris, Moreno, Proco Joe, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos, Arena, John, Munoz, Ricardo, Villegas, Gilbert, Moore, David H., Cappleman, James, Santiago, Milagros
Attachments: 1. O2017-4947.pdf
Related files: R2019-362

010 - Definitions

As used in this Ordinance, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
"Calendar Week" shall mean a period of seven consecutive days starting on Sunday. "City" shall mean the City of Chicago.

"Employer" means any individual, natural person, corporation, nonprofit corporation, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, limited liability company, business trust, estate, trust, association, joint venture, agency, instrumentality, any other legal or commercial entity, whether domestic or foreign), or any person or group or persons who directly or indirectly (including through the services of a temporary services or staffing agency or similar entity) employs or exercises control over the wages, hours or working conditions of one or more Covered Employee. To qualify as an Employer, such individual, group, or entity must (1) maintain a business facility within the geographic boundaries of the City and/or (2) be subject to one or more of the license requirements in Title 4 of this Code and/or (3) employ one or more individuals within a dwelling unit or a residence, or any other location within the geographic boundaries of the City.
"Department" means the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection or any succeeding office, agency or department.
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection or his or her authorized representatives, or that of any succeeding office, agency or department.

"Employee" shall mean any individual permitted to work by an Employer.

"Covered Employee" means any Employee who, in any particular two-week period, performs at least two hours of work for an Employer while physically present within the geographic boundaries ofthe City. For purposes of this definition, time spent traveling in the City that is compensated time, including, but not limited to, deliveries, sales calls, and travel re...

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