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."
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. 
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.