Section Newsletter Articles on Illinois Minimum Wage Law

Minimum wage rises—Do you know how your city voted? By Carmelo Chimera Young Lawyers Division, August 2017 On July 1, Cook County Ordinance No. 16-5768 raised the minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2019, and required mandatory paid sick leave.
Double whammy—Employers engaged in systematic wage theft best beware By Glenn R. Gaffney Federal Civil Practice, June 2011 A January, 2011 Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals decision now allows plaintiff class action lawyers to combine FLSA collective “opt-in” actions with state law “opt-out” class actions.