Leading Business Group Argues Against $15 Minimum Wage ProposalBusiness groups fought Wednesday in Springfield for a proposal to raise Illinois’ minimum wage to $15.
Lawmaker Unveils Plan To Hike Illinois Minimum Wage To $15A state lawmaker from Chicago has announced a plan to raise Illinois' minimum wage to $15 by 2022.
Protesters March Downtown Demanding $15-An-Hour Minimum Wageraffic came to a halt on a few downtown streets for a while Tuesday evening as a couple thousand demonstrators marched, demanding a $15--an-hour minimum wage.
Supporters Of Minimum Wage Referendum Making Major Push Supporters of a non-binding referendum to raise the state's minimum wage are making a major push in the next two weeks, reports WBBM's Nancy Harty.
Fast Food Workers Attend Convention To Plan Push For Higher Minimum WageFast food workers are attending a first-ever convention in Villa Park today... as they discuss ways to escalate their growing campaign for better wages, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Minimum Wage Panel To Hold Public Hearing Monday Evening As the City of Seattle starts to raise its minimum wage to $15-an hour, Mayor Emanuel’s hand-picked panel is preparing to hold its first public hearing on how Chicago might raise the minimum wage here, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.