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An ad-hoc panel has recommended that Chicago raise its minimum wage. Mayor Emanuel asked the minimum wage panel to research the issue.


Emanuel pushes minimum wage hike

by Kristin April Kim
July 09, 2014


An ad-hoc panel has recommended that Chicago raise its minimum wage to $13 over the course of four years. Mayor Rahm Emmanuel expressed support for the legislation, saying that it would inject $800 million into Chicago's economy.