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.
Cook County To Increase Minimum Wage To $13County Board members Wednesday approved an ordinance that will boost the minimum hourly wage from $8.25 to $13 by 2020.
Workers Swarm McDonald's HQ In 'Fight For $15' RallyThe tent city and overnight campout was intended as a physical display of McDonald’s workers’ dismay as shareholders gather for their annual meeting.
Minimum Wage Workers Stage Daylong 'Fight For $15'Thousands of low-wage workers planned to protest all over Chicago on Thursday to fight for a $15 minimum wage. The rallies started around dawn, and were scheduled to continue through Thursday night, with many workers planning to walk off the job.
Opinion: Guy Leaving 'No Tip' Cards Because Of Seattle's $15 Minimum Wage Is An Idiot And Here's WhyLadies and gentleman, we finally have a hero among us willing to go toe to toe against the evil forces known as the "minimum wage"! There's only one problem... He doesn't seem to understand how it works.
Judge: Illinois Can't Pay Workers In Full Without State BudgetThe stakes just got higher in the battle over the state budget. A Cook County judge has ruled that Illinois cannot keep paying its state employees their full salaries without a budget in place, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
Chicago's Minimum Wage Rises To $10 An HourMinimum wage earners in Chicago will begin seeing a bump in their paychecks this month.
With Minimum Wage Soon Rising To $10 In Chicago, Activists Continue Push For $15 An HourAhead of Wednesday’s City Council meeting, activists were celebrating the looming rise in the minimum wage in Chicago.
City To Host Workshop On Upcoming Minimum Wage HikeWith the minimum wage in Chicago about to rise to $10 an hour next month, Mayor Rahm Emanuel was set to begin an effort to help educate workers on what’s in store.