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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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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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FAQ: I Am a Tipped Employee. What Is My Overtime Rate?

In the hospitality and service industries (most notably, restaurants), many non-exempt employees are tipped employees. Often, these employees are paid using a tip credit. A tip credit allows the employer to pay an employee at a rate below the minimum… Read More
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