REMINDER: MINIMUM WAGE INCREASED ON JULY 1ST
Pursuant to the Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance, MCC Chapter 1-24, beginning on July 1, 2018 the minimum hourly wage for Covered Employees will increase from $11.00 to $12.00 per hour.
The hourly wage for Covered Employees engaged in occupations receiving gratuities will increase from $6.10 to $6.25 per hour. Under both Illinois law and the Chicago ordinance, if an employee's wages plus tips do not equal at least the number of hours worked times the applicable minimum wage, his or her employer must make up the difference.
For more information on the City's minimum wage, click here.