CHICAGO (CBS) — More than 400,000 Chicagoans are getting a raise starting Sunday.
The city’s minimum wage will increase to $12.00 an hour.READ MORE: Thieves Steal Your Identity To Get Rental Cars, And You Get Stuck With The Bills
Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented the ordinance to the city council in 2014 and it was approved.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Another Mild Day
Chicago is on track to raise the minimum wage to $13.00 an hour in 2019.MORE NEWS: 6-Year-Old Girl Shot On West Englewood Porch, Suffers Graze Wounds
Last August, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner vetoed a bill that would have raise the statewide minimum to $15.00 an hour instead of keeping it at $8.25.