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."
JB Pritzker To Be Sworn In As Illinois Governor MondayPritzker will become not just the richest governor, but the richest elected official in the nation when he is sworn in Monday.
Amazon Announces $15 Minimum Wage For All U.S. EmployeesAmazon is raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all U.S. employees. The change takes effect November 1 and applies to full-time, part-time and temporary workers.
Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15 For All U.S. WorkersAmazon said it will increase its minimum wage to $15 an hour for all U.S. workers, including part-time and temporary holiday employees. 
Minimum Wage In Chicago Is Now $12 An HourChicago is on track to raise the minimum wage to $13.00 an hour in 2019.
Chicago Minimum Wage Jumping To $12 Per Hour On SundayThe minimum wage in Chicago will rise to $12 an hour starting Sunday, under an ordinance that will raise it to $13 next summer.
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.