UPDATED: Illinois Sick Days
Illinois enacted the Illinois Sick Leave Act effective January 1, 2017. The new law requires employers to allow employees to use employer-provided personal sick leave to care for an ill or injured family member or to attend to a medical appointment with a family member. For employers who operate in Chicago and/or Cook County and will be covered under the paid sick leave ordinances that will go into effect in those localities on July 1, 2017, the provisions of this policy will no longer apply once the local ordinances go into effect. In other words, the Chicago and Cook County ordinances will permit employees to use any amount of sick leave to care for covered family members.
Please be sure to read the advisory notes (Explain this to me).