Chicago And Illinois Minimum Wage Hikes Begin July 1
Tomorrow there's a new minimum wage for the state of Illinois. The minimum wage will increase to $10 an hour from its current rate of $9.25. As of tomorrow. Here in Chicago, the minimum wage goes up tomorrow by a dollar an hour to $14 an hour. The Illinois Chamber of Commerce, issuing a statement. Today, calling the statewide minimum wage increase just another burden on small businesses struggling to rehire workers in the wake of the pandemic.