Function

The Employee Appeals Board exists to hear career service employees’ appeals of termination for cause, demotion, and suspensions of 11 days or more.

Term

Six (6) years

Confirmation

Yes, by Cook County Board

Compensation

Members earn $500 per official meeting of the Employee Appeals Board attended, not to exceed $12,000.

Qualifications

No. Selection exclusively at the discretion of the Cook County President

Composition

Five (5) members, all appointed by the President of Cook County Board of Commissioners.

Authority

Section 44-59 of Cook County Code of Ordinances