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Chicago minimum wage rising to $15.40 an hour on Friday

CHICAGO — A brand new month means new legal guidelines and modifications taking impact and a type of contains an enhance in minimum wage.

The will increase are tiered based mostly on the company’s measurement — differing between people who have 4 to 20 staff and people who have greater than 21. For bigger corporations, the hourly wage for non-tipped employees, will go from $15 to $15.40. Smaller corporations will see a 50 cent hourly hike from $14 {dollars} to $14.50. 

Anyone underneath 18 in a non-tipped gig is now entitled to $12 an hour and $7.20 per hour if suggestions are included within the job. 

The minimum wage hike is one which’s yearly scheduled. It has been going up in increments every year in Chicago. 

Andy Fox from town’s Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection mentioned a brand new sexual harassment coverage additionally takes impact Friday for Chicago employers.

There are additionally will increase taking impact for minimum wage employees throughout Cook County. 

The minimum wage will enhance to $13.35 for non-tipped employees and $7.40 for tipped staff.

In addition to all of that, the state’s 1% grocery gross sales tax can even be suspended via July 1 of subsequent year which officers say will save taxpayers up to $400 million via the subsequent 12 months, serving to cope with excessive inflation. 

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