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Cook County Minimum Wages Ordinance

Cook County states that S Corp owners count as individual employees. See rates here.  However, for all other non-tipped employees age 18 and over will have their minimum wage increase from the previously mandated rate of $11/hour to $13/hour starting July 1st, 2019 if working within Cook County borders.  Overtime would be at $19.5/hour.   Tipped employees…
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New Law Prohibits Employers from Asking for Wage History

http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/101/PDF/101-0177.pdf New Law Prohibits Employers from Asking for Wage History Pursuant to Public Act 101-0177 the Illinois Equal Pay Act now bans employers and employment agencies from asking about applicants’ past wage and compensation histories. This law takes effect on September 29, 2019. Employers can be penalized for asking the applicant or the applicant’s current…
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