Today, July 1st 2020, Chicago’s minimum wage goes up. The increase marks the second stage of a plan to incrementally reach $15.00/hour by 2021. The BACP published full rules on their website; here are the essential details:
What is the Minimum Wage in Chicago?
The minimum wage used to be $13.00 across the board. The rules taking effect today (July 1st, 2020) introduce a little more nuance. The minimum wage now depends on the size of your business; businesses with a workforce over a certain size pay a little bit more.
- Tiny (Fewer than 4 workers): $10.00 (was $9.25;