COVID-19 Resources / Recursos acerca de COVID-19 / COVID-19 Środek

COVID-19 in the Workplace

COVID-19 en el Lugar del Trabajo

COVID-19 w Miejscu Pracy


Arise Chicago is your source for workplace rights during the COVID-19 outbreak.

See below for more information, links, and resources.

Arise Chicago es tu recurso para información acerca de derechos en el lugar del trabajo y el COVID-19.

Enlaces con más información y recursos abajo.

Arise Chicago to źródło praw w miejscu pracy podczas epidemii COVID-19.

Zobacz poniżej, aby uzyskać więcej informacji, linków i zasobów.


Arise Chicago's Covid-19 at Work Frequently Asked Questions  

Covid-19 en el Lugar del Trabajo Preguntas Mas Frecuentes de Arise Chicago

Wirus Covid-19 Pytania i Odpowiedzi, Arise Chicago


Guía para trabajadores: Cómo regresar a un lugar de trabajo seguro en Illinois 

Przewodnik dla pracowników: Jak wrócić do bezpiecznego miejsca pracy w Illinois

Worker Guide: How to return to a safe workplace in Illinois


City of Chicago/Ciudad de Chicago: English, Español

City of Chicago Earned Sick Leave ordinance/Ordenanza de Días Pagados de Enfermedad de Ciudad de Chicago: English, Español

City of Chicago Business Affairs & Consumer Protection notice on closure of restaurants & bars: English

Cook County Public Health/Condado de Cook: English, Español

Cook County Earned Sick Leave ordinance/Ordenanza de Días Pagados de Enfermedad del Condado de Cook: English

U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention/Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades: English, Español


Education Materials in Indigenous Languages and Dialects






Take Action!

If your boss is not ensuring a sanitary environment, or if there are more serious health or safety hazards unrelated to COVID-19, take collective action with your co-workers by signing a petition, stopping work, or striking ( 

If you take collective action with a petition, follow these steps:

  1. Make sure the letter is dated.
  2. Add in your own specific demands (not all economic in nature)
  3. Deliver the letter to the company. One or more workers can do this. 
  4. Fax or email the letter to the corporation headquarters, if there are more than one locations
  5. Take a picture of the letter with all the signatures. 
  6. Take a picture of the letter being delivered with a time stamp on the photo (most cell phones have this feature)

Download sample petitions here:

1. Petition for currently employed workers

2. Call to action inviting co-workers to take action

3. Group sample letter if laid off or about to lose work

4. Call to action to co-workers if about to be laid off

5. Sample strike notification letter to employers of "essential" workers in unsafe conditions


More information in the FAQs linked above

Encuentra más información en las Preguntas Mas Frecuentes arriba. 


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