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Chicago Minimum Wage

Joseph Erbentraut

Why This Group Says A $15 Minimum Wage Could Change Everything

HuffingtonPost.com | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 05.28.2014 | Business

A coalition of Chicago aldermen on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would increase the minimum wage for many workers in the third-largest U.S. c...

$15 Minimum Wage Push Gets Big Boost In Chicago

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erbentraut | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

Activists pushing for a $15 minimum wage in Chicago are celebrating a big -- if largely symbolic -- win after voters in Tuesday's primary election vot...

Chicagoans Deserve a Living Wage

Joe Moreno | Posted 04.22.2014 | Chicago
Joe Moreno

Let's remove the justly angry populist political argument at the moment (don't worry, I'll get there later) and just look at why raising the wage to $15 makes economic sense.

Push To Increase Minimum Wages In Chicago Gets A Key Boost

Posted 01.30.2014 | Chicago

With support from the highest offices in both Illinois and the nation for a higher minimum wage, several Chicago aldermen joined activists and low-wag...

$15 Minimum Wage Referendum To Appear On March Primary Ballots

Posted 12.19.2013 | Chicago

When Chicago voters head to the polls to vote in next March's primary election, some of them will encounter a question that's been the subject of many...