Illinois Minimum Wage Increases Today
It would probably shock you to know just how many actually have work for only minimum wage.
At the beginning of 2020, the minimum wage in the state of Illinois went from $8.25 to $9.25 an hour. Now the minimum wage is going up again.
As of today, July 1, 2020, those making minimum wage will see a 75 cents increase to their hourly wage as it goes up to $10 an hour.
This comes as part of the SB1 that Governor J.B.Pritzker had signed into action on Feb. 19, 2019. This is part of a multi-year plan that will increase the minimum wage all the way up to $15 an hour.
Those who work for tips can still be paid 60% of the minimum wage.
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