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Record #: O2021-4644   
Type: Ordinance Status: Introduced
Intro date: 10/14/2021 Current Controlling Legislative Body: Committee on Workforce Development
Final action:
Title: Amendment of Municipal Code Title 6 by modifying various sections and adding new Sections 6-100-010 and 6-100-030 regarding worker protections
Sponsors: Sadlowski Garza, Susan, Ramirez-Rosa, Carlos
Topic: MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 6 - Worker Protections - Ch. 100 General Employment Requirements, MUNICIPAL CODE AMENDMENTS - Title 6 - Worker Protections - Ch. 105 Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Secure Leave Ordinance
Attachments: 1. O2021-4644.pdf


SECTION 1. Section 6-100-010 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby reĀ­numbered as Section 6-105-015, as indicated by adding the language underscored, and by deleting the language struck through, as follows:

6-100-010 6-105-015 Procedures for payment of wages.
No person engaged in any business within the city shall issue, in payment of or as evidence of indebtedness for wages due an employee for labor, any acknowledgement of indebtedness, including but not limited to scrip, time checks or store orders, unless such evidence of indebtedness is payable or redeemable upon demand, without discount and for face value in lawful money ofthe United States at the office or place of business of such person.

SECTION 2. A new Section 6-100-010 ofthe Municipal Code of Chicago is hereby created by adding the language underscored, as follows:

6-100-010 Definitions.
For purposes of this title, the following definitions apply:
"Commissioner" means the Commissioner of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection or the Commissioner's designee.

"CPI" means the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers most recently published bv the Bureau of Labor Statistics ofthe United States Department of Labor.

"Department" means the Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection.

"Family member" means a Covered Employee's child, ward, legal guardian, parent, spouse under the laws of anv state, domestic partner, spouse or domestic partner's parent, sibling, grandparent, grandchild, or anv other individual related bv blood or whose close association with the Employee is the eouivalent of a family relationship. A child includes not only a biological relationship, but also a relationship resulting from an adoption, step-relationship, and/or foster care relationship, or a child to whom the Employee stands in loco parentis. A parent includes a biological, foster, step-parent or adoptive parent or legal guardian of a...

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