New Chicago Labor Law Goes Into Effect July 1The increase to $13.50 an hour is for workers employed at businesses with four to 20 employees, and $14.00 per hour for employers with more than 20 employees.
'There's Only One Bill To Prioritize -- Everything Else Is Negotiable': CBS Analyst Explains How To Navigate Outstanding Balances On Limited FundsJill Schlesinger, certified financial planner and CBS News business analyst, looks at how to devise a game plan for paying bills when money is tight.
With Its Events Canceled Due To Pandemic, Kehoe Designs Turns To Pop-Up Green Market GardensAnother Chicago business is providing a pop of color during a gloomy time.
Chicago Heights Ford Plant Reopens Monday As Workers Wear COVID-19 'Distance' Watches"Everybody is also wearing watches that buzz if your get within six feet of somebody else."
After Closing Restaurant, Vietnamese Immigrant Fights To Live The American Dream"My passion is restaurants. I love the food and I love the cooking."
Consumers, Lawmakers Rip Airlines For Withholding RefundsSenate Democrats proposed legislation that would require airlines to give full cash refunds to passengers during the pandemic, even if it was the customer who canceled. They say they will try to include the requirement in any further virus-relief measures.
Why Horrific Unemployment Numbers Made The Stock Market RiseThe stock market reacted positively to the recent record unemployment numbers, which suggests a strong economic comeback, but be wary.
Why The Real Unemployment Rate Is Actually Even WorseThe U.S. job market just endured its worst month ever, but the official unemployment rate doesn't accurately reflect the staggering job losses.
Family Of El Milagro Tortilla Plant Employee With COVID-19 Told To Prepare For Worst, Says Plant Should Have Prepared BetterThe family of an El Milagro tortilla plant employee who is batting COVID-19 said doctors told them to prepare for the worst.
Hyatt Hotels Laying Off 350 Chicago Workers Not Long After Giving Free Vacations To NYC Hospital StaffHyatt Hotels are laying off 350 workers in Chicago alone, all while passing out thousands of free vacations to essential workers in New York City.
Potbelly Warns It Might Have To Close Up To 100 Sandwich Shops Amid COVID-19 PandemicThe Chicago-based Potbelly Corporation warned that it may have to close up to 100 of its sandwich shops as it suffers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Boeing Goes Another Month Without A Single Airliner OrderThe COVID-19 outbreak has caused global air traffic to plummet and compounded a crisis at Boeing Co. that began with two fatal crashes and the grounding of its best-selling plane, the 737 Max.
Wife Of El Milagro Worker Who Died Of COVID Speaks: 'They're Not Protecting Us'"I want them to do something. Because I don't want another family go through what I'm going through."
Barbershops, Salons Now Open In Porter County, But With Restrictions"To have to shut down in two days was very difficult for our staff and employees so we're very happy to get going."
Some Industries That Might Have Career Opportunities During The Pandemic And BeyondWith thousands across Chicago out of work, some experts say it could lead to long-term changes as industries adjust.