Chick-Fil-A Store Owner Raises Minimum Wage to $17 An HourThe median hourly pay for fast-food employees in the U.S. is $8.26, according to PayScale, with many making ends meet by working multiple jobs or even relying on public assistance.
How A Minimum Wage Hike Could Actually Benefit Your Small BusinessA higher minimum wage for small business employees will boost spending and the economy, and that is good for all businesses.
Preparing Your Small Business For Minimum Wage IncreasesMinimum wage increases sound like good news for employees, however, it can be trouble for your small business, unless you're prepared.
Union Workers Rally For Higher WagesA few thousand union workers, and those who want to be union workers, demonstrated at a rally in the Loop on Labor Day Monday morning.
Rauner Vetoes Measure To Raise Illinois Minimum Wage To $15 An HourThe state's minimum wage is $8.25. The proposal would raise it incrementally until 2022.
Evanston Residents Rally Against City Council Opting Out Of Minimum Wage RaiseEvanston residents rallied Friday morning ahead of a city council meeting to discuss opting out of the Cook County ordinance that raises the minimum wage and secure sick leave for workers.
Fight For $15 Protests Target McDonalds, United Airlines ShareholdersProtest organizers said, since the “Fight for $15” movement launched in 2012, more than 20 million low-wage workers have received pay raises
Fight For $15 Protesters Gather At McDonald's Shareholder MeetingA big turnout was expected in Oak Brook for a "Fight for $15" minimum wage protest outside the annual McDonald’s shareholders meeting.
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.
Minimum Wage: 6 Ways To Prepare Your Business For The Rise Of Labor CostsWith minimum wage discussions being conducted everywhere, one may wonder how their small business fits into the conversation.
3 Ways Your Small Business Can Benefit From A Minimum Wage IncreaseSmall business owners can reduce the amount of employee turnover by providing a fair and healthy salary to their staff.