Start of July Brings Increase to Illinois Minimum Wage
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) Illinois’ minimum wage increases to $10 per hour this week. State officials are reminding workers to make sure their paychecks reflect the change.
The increase is part of a multi-year plan to bring the minimum wage to $15 by 2025.
The first increase to $9.25 came on Jan. 1. Minimum wages in Cook County and the city of Chicago are higher.