Inflation Overpowers City Minimum Wage Hike
By: Amanda Vinicky – June 8, 2022 8:28 am
Gas prices are up. Food costs more. And for low-wage workers, wages are up too – by law.
Starting July 1, the minimum wage is increasing for those who work in Chicago or the rest of Cook County anyway.
By how much depends.
After staying stagnant from 2020-2021, in suburban Cook County, the untipped minimum wage will rise by 35 cents to 13.35 an hour. Read More…