fight for 15

Democratic gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker on October 1, 2018, in Chicago. (E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS/Sipa USA)
February 19, 2019 - 12:09 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP/KMOX) — Illinois Governor JB Pritzker has officially signed a bill to raise the state's minimum wage to $15-per-hour by 2025. BREAKING: With @GovPritzker 's signature, the $15 minimum wage is now law in Illinois! Congratulations to all the workers, union members, and advocates...
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Hundreds of protesters rally for a $15 an hour minimum wage on Sept. 4, 2014 in Chicago. The battle for a higher minimum wage is epxected to continue in 2015. (Photo by Antonio Perez/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
February 14, 2019 - 6:23 am
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois House could vote on a plan to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. Democrats who control the General Assembly are moving quickly because Gov. J.B. Pritzker wants to sign the measure into law before he proposes his first annual budget. That's scheduled for...
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