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.
Chicago Ranked Most Affordable Major City For Minimum Wage Workers, Study Finds, But That's Not Saying MuchA new study finds it takes 69% of a minimum wage worker's take-home pay to afford the median rent in Chicago, before any other expenses.
From Paychecks To Pot Sales, Illinois Rings 2020 With New RulesA new congestion tax aimed at reducing downtown traffic will more than quadruple the tax on solo rides to and from downtown Chicago, from 72 cents to $3.00. The fee increase will take place between 6:00 in the morning and 10:00 at night, when the traffic is the worst downtown.
New Laws And Taxes In 2020: Recreational Marijuana, Minimum Wage Increase, And More For IllinoisStarting Jan. 1, anyone over the age of 21 can buy and use recreational marijuana in Illinois. That doesn’t mean they can carry it or light up anywhere they want, though.
Minimum Wage Hike, Changes To Water Bills, Higher Parking Meter Fees; What Else Is In The 2020 City Budget?Here are just some of the ways the mayor's 2020 budget proposal would impact Chicago residents.
On 100th Day In Office, Gov. JB Pritzker Says His Biggest Accomplishment Is The Minimum Wage HikeGovernor JB Pritzker marked his 100th day in office Tuesday and says his biggest accomplishment so far is the passage of a minimum wage hike.
Bank Of America Raising Hourly Minimum Wage To $20Bank of America Corp. has more than 205,000 workers.
Target Raises Its Minimum Wage To $13 From $12With unemployment near rock bottom, retailers are under pressure to find qualified workers. In October, Amazon announced a minimum hourly wage of $15 for its U.S. employees.
Pritzker Signs Law Raising Illinois Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour By 2025The minimum wage in Illinois will gradually rise to $15 an hour by 2025, after Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation that lays out regular wage increases starting next year.
Minimum Wage Hike Gives Fast Food Operators Major HeadachesThe state's minimum wage will rise to $15.00 an hour by 2025 after lawmakers gave final approval Thursday in Springfield.
House Approves $15 Minimum Wage, Sends Bill To Gov. PritzkerBusiness groups want a tiered minimum wage with lower base levels in parts of the state with lower costs of living.
Illinois House Committee To Debate $15 Minimum Wage PlanAn Illinois House committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday to discuss legislation that would gradually increase the state's minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022.
Illinois Senate Approves $15 Minimum Wage LegislationThe Illinois Senate has approved legislation that would raise the state's minimum wage to $15, a priority of newly elected Gov. JB Pritzker, who is hoping to be able to sign the measure before his first budget address.
Illinois Senate Committee To Consider $15 Minimum WageIllinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford of Maywood says she'll likely present her legislation Wednesday to the Executive Committee.
Preckwinkle Proposes Minimum Wage Hike If She Becomes Mayor"If you look at what it costs to live in Chicago, $15.00 an hour brings a family of four just above the poverty level. So if we're going to have jobs that enable you to support your families, we've got to pay people a little better."