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News: Firm Reaches $725,000 Settlement on Behalf of 17 Car Wash Workers

Two lawsuits filed by car wash workers in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois resulted in a total settlement of $725,000. Read More
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Last Week's Election Results Usher in Higher Minimum Wage in 4 States

While Donald Trump was elected as 45th President of the United States, voters in Arizona, Colorado, Maine, and Washington each passed their own ballot initiative to increase the states' minimum wage. Read More
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Chicago Minimum Wage Increased in July 2016

On July 1, 2016, the minimum wage in the City of Chicago increased once again to $10.50. The increase is part of the Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance's annual process of phasing-in increases Read More
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City of Chicago Raises Minimum Wage to $10.00

On July 1, 2015, the Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance went into effect and raised the city’s minimum wage to $10.00. Under the ordinance, employers who elect to take a tip credit must also pay their tipped employees at least $5.45 in direct wages exc… Read More
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