New Ordinances Introduced in City Council

Published on May 30, 2014

Preserving Single Room Occupancy Hotels
Supporters introduce an ordinance that will be proposed to City Council in June requiring owners of Single Room Occupancy Hotels to apply to the City before substantially renovating them, aiming to protect the housing option for low-income tenants.

Sweatshop-Free Uniforms for City Workers
Chicago Fair Trade and city aldermen call for an ordinance ensuring that uniforms of City of Chicago workers are not manufactured in sweatshops or through child labor.

$15 Minimum Wage Ordinance Press Conference
Aldermen, workers, and community leaders announce a new ordinance creating a minimum wage of $15 per hour in Chicago.

This program was recorded and streamed by Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV).