NICE! Minimum wage is increasing in the city of Chicago! Now to $12 but by 2019 it will increase more to $13.00 only thing is with these increases expect the price of living to go up even more! Chicago is already expensive so we will see how this ultimately will turn out!
Today Chicago’s minimum wage increases to $12/hour. That's a 45% increase since 2015.— Mayor Rahm Emanuel (@ChicagosMayor) July 1, 2018
By 2019, the city’s minimum wage will rise to $13:
✅ 367,000 employees will get a raise
✅ 81,000 fewer Chicago residents will live in poverty
✅ $860M will be injected into the economy pic.twitter.com/QKhtHuxA4q