Tuesday, October 31, 2017

No $15/hr Minimum Wage In Illinois

There won't be a 15 dollar-an-hour minimum wage in Illinois anytime soon. The woman who authored the latest 15 dollar-an-hour law, state Senator Kimberly Lightford, over the weekend said she doesn't have the votes to get the proposal through the Illinois Capitol. Advocates have been demanding a higher base-wage for years, but business groups say a 15 dollar-an-hour wage would kill job creation in the state.

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