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THE STATE’S MINIMUM WAGE WOULD RISE TO 15 DOLLARS AN HOUR UNDER LEGISLATION APPROVED BY THE HOUSE TUESDAY.
 
THE INCREASE WOULD BE PHASED IN…STARTING WITH NINE DOLLARS AN HOUR IN JANUARY…AND HITTING 15 BUCKS AN HOUR IN 2022. REPRESENTATIVE WILL GUZZARDI OF CHICAGO SAYS THIS IS A BILL ABOUT THE DIGNITY OF WORK.
 
 
CRITICS NOTE THE EXTRA COST TO EMPLOYERS…ESPECIALLY SMALL BUSINESSES. 
REPRESENTATIVE MARK BATINICK OF PLAINFIELD, SAY THE INCREASE WILL HURT EMPLOYERS.
 
 
THE SENATE ALREADY PASSED THE BILL BUT NOW MUST ACCEPT A FEW CHANGES MADE BY THE HOUSE BEFORE IT’S SENT TO THE GOVERNOR’S DESK.

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