6-105-010 Definitions.
   For purposes of this chapter, the following definitions apply:
   "Construction industry" means any constructing, altering, reconstructing, repairing, rehabilitating, refinishing, refurbishing, remodeling, remediating, renovating, custom fabricating, maintenance, landscaping, improving, wrecking, painting, decorating, demolishing, and adding to or subtracting from any building, structure, highway, roadway, street, bridge, alley, sewer, ditch, sewage disposal plant, waterworks, parking facility, railroad, excavation or other structure, project, development, real property or improvement, or to do any part thereof, whether or not the performance of the work herein described involves the addition to, or fabrication into, any structure, project, development, real property or improvement herein described of any material or article of merchandise. Construction shall also include moving construction related materials on the job site to or from the job site, snow plowing, snow removal, and refuse collection.
   "Covered Employee" means an 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 of the 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 related to other business activity taking place within the City, shall constitute work while physically present within the geographic boundaries of the City; however, time spent traveling in the City that is uncompensated commuting time shall not constitute work while physically present within the geographic boundaries of the City.
   "Covered Employee" does not include any individual permitted to work:
      (a)   as a camp counselor employed at a day camp if the camp counselor is paid a stipend on a one time or periodic basis and, if the camp counselor is a minor, the minor's parent, guardian or other custodian has consented in writing to the terms of payment before the commencement of such employment;
      (b)   while subject to subsection 4(a)(2) of the Minimum Wage Law, with the exception of the categories of Employees described in subsections 4(a)(2)(A) and 4(a)(2)(B) of the Minimum Wage Law, who shall be entitled to the Wages that their Employer shall otherwise pay under Section 6-105-020(b) and 6-105-030 above, whichever applies, as well as the overtime compensation described in Section 6-105-040; and
      (c)   for any governmental entity other than the City and its Sister Agencies.
      (d)   (i)   All Domestic Workers, including Domestic Workers employed by Employers with fewer than four Employees, shall be Covered Employees.
         (ii)   in any of the following categories, though, Employees who work in the following categories shall be Covered Employees under Section 6-105-045: (A) as an outside salesman; (B) as a member of a religious corporation or organization; (C) at, and employed by, an accredited Illinois college or university at which the individual is a student who is covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act, as amended; (D) for a motor carrier and with respect to whom the U.S. Secretary of Transportation has the power to establish qualifications and maximum hours of service under the provisions of Title 49 U.S.C. or the State of Illinois under Section 18b-105 (Title 92 of the Illinois Administrative Code, Part 395 - Hours of Service of Drivers) of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
   Except as provided in (d)(i) and (d)(ii), "Covered Employee" does not include any individual permitted to work for an Employer who has fewer than four Employees.
   "Domestic partner" means any person who has a registered domestic partnership, or qualifies as a domestic partner under Section 2-152-072 of this Code or as a party to a civil union under the Illinois Religious Freedom Protection and Civil Union Act, 750 ILCS 75/1, et seq., as currently in force and hereafter amended.
   "Domestic worker" means a person whose primary duties include housekeeping; house cleaning; home management; nanny services, including childcare and child monitoring; caregiving, personal care or home health services for elderly persons or persons with illnesses, injuries, or disabilities who require assistance in caring for themselves; laundering; cooking; companion services; chauffeuring; and other household services to members of households or their guests in or about a private home or residence, or any other location where the domestic work is performed.
   "Employee" means an individual that performs work for an employer in the capacity of an employee, as distinguished from a contractor, determined pursuant to Internal Revenue Service guidelines.
   "Employer" means a person who gainfully employs at least one Employee. For the purpose of counting Covered Employees for Section 6-105-020, numbers of Covered Employees will be aggregated if they are employed by members of a single unitary business group as defined for Illinois income tax purposes.
   "Fair Labor Standards Act" means the United States Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 29 U.S.C. § 201, et seq., as currently in force and hereafter amended.
   "Family and Medical Leave Act" means the United States Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, 29 U.S.C. § 2601, et seq., as currently in force and hereafter amended.
   "Gratuities" and "Occupation" have the meanings ascribed to those terms in the Minimum Wage Law.
   "Health care provider" means any person licensed to provide medical or emergency services, including, but not limited to, doctors, nurses, and emergency room personnel.
   "Minimum Wage Law" means the Illinois Minimum Wage Law, 820 ILCS 105/1, et seq.
   "Outside salesman" means an Employee regularly engaged in making sales or obtaining orders or contracts for services where most of such duties are performed away from his employer's place of business.
   "Paid Sick Leave" means time that is provided by an Employer to a Covered Employee that is eligible to be used for the purposes described in subsection 6-105-045(b) of this chapter, and is compensated at the same rate and with the same benefits, including health care benefits, that the Covered Employee regularly earns during hours worked.
   "Sister Agency" means the Chicago Public Schools, the Chicago Park District, the Chicago Transit Authority, the City Colleges of Chicago, the Chicago Housing Authority, and the Public Building Commission.
   "Subsidized Temporary Youth Employment Program" means any publicly subsidized summer or other temporary youth employment program through which persons aged 24 or younger are employed by, or engaged in employment coordinated by, a nonprofit organization or governmental entity.
   "Subsidized Transitional Employment Program" means any publicly subsidized temporary employment program through which persons with unsuccessful employment histories and/or members of statistically hard-to-employ populations (such as formerly homeless persons, the long-term unemployed, and formerly incarcerated persons) are provided temporary paid employment and case-managed services under a program administered by a nonprofit organization or governmental entity, with the goal of transitioning program participants into unsubsidized employment.
   "Tipped Employee" has the meaning ascribed that term in the Fair Labor Standards Act.
(Added Coun. J. 6-25-21, p. 32156, § 5; Amend Coun. J. 12-15-21, p. 42668, § 6)