Illinois lawmakers OK minimum wage ballot measure
The Illinois Legislature has approved a plan to ask voters whether the state should increase the minimum wage to $10 per hour ... The mom also, in turn, found and saved her missing 16 year old daughter. The mom was on-line and actually saw an ad for ...
Who Earns the Minimum Wage? Suburban Teenagers, Not Single Parents
Two-thirds work part-time, and most are between 16 and 24 years old. Minimum-wage earners’ average family income exceeds ... Rep. Peter Roskam (R-IL) says it's "a great way to start the day for any conservative who wants to get America back on track."
No clear-cut answer in proposed minimum wage hike issue
Roughly 1.1 million people in Illinois make the state minimum wage. A full-time minimum wage worker makes about $17,000 annually. ‘It's very frustrating' Kim Cookson of Quincy is a 37-year-old single working ... on Monday that 16 residential and 33 ...
IL minimum wage hike proposal
Josh Benson first began making pizzas for Papa Murphy’s at 16-years old. Now, he's part owner ... to create jobs," said Kim Maisch with the NFIB. At $8.25/hour Illinois' minimum wage workers earn the fourth highest rate in the nation.
Quinn Gets Help From Martin Sheen In Push For Minimum Wage Hike
Martin Sheen Joins Push For Higher Minimum Wage WBBM Newsradio's Mike Krauser WBBM Newsradio’s Mike Krauser reports Sheen, Quinn, and community activists gathered in the basement of St. Pius V Church at 1919 S. Ashland Av., where they urged the Illinois ...