JUL 02, 2021
Mayor Lori Lightfoot held an event on Thursday to celebrate Chicago’s minimum wage hitting $15 per hour.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot took advantage of Chicago’s scheduled bump to a $15 per hour minimum wage on Thursday to brandish the raft of pro-labor legislation passed on her watch, including ordinances designed to regulate workers’ schedules and crack down on wage theft. But labor groups have pushed the city to go even further, in part by hiking lower minimum wages allowed for tipped and disabled workers.
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