Minimum Wage In Illinois for 2018

Although the minimum amount of wages a worker may earn has not changed since 2008, many workers still do not fully understand how the Illinois’ minimum wage works. Maduff & Maduff is here to help you better understand how the minimum wage in 2018 for Illinois is different along with clearing up some common misconceptions. […]

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Chicago Wage Ordinance – Employees May Recover 3x their Unpaid Wages

The Chicago Minimum Wage Ordinance was adopted at the end of 2014 to much fan fare because it raises the minimum wage requirements for all employees within the City of Chicago. The current rate schedule for minimum wage in Chicago is as follows: Effective Date Non-Tipped Employees Tipped Employees July 1, 2015 $10.00 $4.95 July 1, 2016 […]

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A Lawsuit Has Been Filed Challenging The New Alabama Law That Bans Local Governments From Raising The Local Minimum Wage

A group of workers in Birmingham Alabama have challenged a new state law which prohibits local governments, specifically the City of Birmingham, from raising their minimum wages.  Birmingham sought to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 per hour by next year in an effort to fight income inequality.  Birmingham is about 74% African-American.  Plaintiffs assert that […]

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