Paid Sick Leave: Illinois
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: Michelle Barrett Falconer and Susie Wine, Littler
- Illinois does not require paid sick leave for employees of private sector employers. See Paid Sick Leave.
- Employees must be allowed to use personal sick leave benefits for a covered family member on the same terms that the employees may use the benefits for themselves. See Kin Care Leave.
- Ensure that practices and policies comply with applicable paid sick leave requirements. See Key Compliance Steps.
- Localities including Chicago and Cook County have requirements pertaining to paid sick leave. See Local Requirements.