The New Chicago and Cook County Paid Sick Leave Ordinances – What Do They Say and How Do They Work? By E. Christopher Caravette July 12, 2017 Before July 1, 2017, in Cook County, Illinois, about 40 percent of private-sector workers (or about 840,000 people) were not entitled to any paid sick leave, and many.. read more →

14 Important Rights for Landlords and Tenants in the City of Chicago by E. Christopher Caravette Although many landlord/tenant relationships are governed by a written lease, in the City of Chicago, The Chicago Residential Landlord and Tenant Ordinance also applies and controls the rights and responsibilities of both landlords and tenants. Here are 14 things.. read more →