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Point/Counterpoint: wage hike

Point/Counterpoint: wage hike

Ashley Hines

March 4, 2019

Gov. J.B. Pritzker passed legislation Feb. 19 to gradually increase minimum wage to $15 by 2025. This is the first state-wide increase since 2010. The perspective staff weighs in on the potential impact of the increase.Increase bodes well for part-time workersAshley Hines | ContributorIllinois’ gradual $15 minimum wage hike will...