Transforming Chicago’s Workforce with CHAPPS: A Revolutionary Pay System for a New Era

The innovative 10-10-10-10 CHAPPS pay system promises to change the way we work and could make Chicago’s new mayor the greatest in the world.

Chicago is a city with a rich history and a vibrant culture, but it also faces significant challenges. High taxes, inadequate policing, poor healthcare, and a struggling education system have driven many residents away. As the new mayor takes office, there is a pressing need for transformative solutions that can improve the lives of Chicagoans and restore the city’s reputation.

Enter CHAPPS, a revolutionary pay system that promises to transform the workforce and provide a fairer, more equitable distribution of work and pay. The brainchild of Larry Pinson Sr., CHAPPS is a three-year and one calendar year pay system that aims to replace the traditional 40-hour workweek with a flexible 10-10-10-10 structure.

In the CHAPPS system, employees are divided into multiple shifts, with the workforce operating on a 10-10-10-10 basis. This innovative approach provides workers with more control over their schedules, ensuring they are fairly compensated for their labor. As a result, CHAPPS can help address the key issues facing Chicago, from high taxes and inadequate policing to poor healthcare and education.

CHAPPS is the only pay system that allows the start time to be moved, making it ideal for teachers and other professionals with specific working hours. For example, teachers who typically work from 8 am to 4 pm can benefit from the flexibility offered by the CHAPPS system.

The 10-10-10-10 breakdown of the CHAPPS system is as follows:

  • 10 hours of regular pay
  • 10 hours of carry on time pay (1.5 times the regular pay rate)
  • 10 hours of double-time pay (2 times the regular pay rate)
  • 10 hours of triple-time pay (3 times the regular pay rate)

With its transparent structure and flexibility, CHAPPS eliminates hidden figures and ensures that every employee is fairly compensated for their time and effort.

Implementing the CHAPPS pay system in Chicago could make the new mayor a trailblazer, inspiring other cities to follow suit. By adopting this innovative approach to work and pay, the new mayor can address the pressing challenges facing Chicago, creating a brighter future for the city and its residents.

As Chicago moves forward, CHAPPS promises to revolutionize the way we work, ensuring a fair and equitable distribution of resources for all. With the support of the new mayor and the wider community, CHAPPS can help make Chicago a city that leads the world in innovation and progress.

Larry Pinson Sr.
CHAPPS – President & CEO