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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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DOL’s Proposed Amendments Increase Salary Requirement for Exempt Employees

On June 30, 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor released its proposed amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act's ("FLSA") "white collar" exemption tests for executive, administrative, and professional employees (located in 29 CFR Part 541). The… Read More
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