Illinois minimum wage increases by $1-an-hour for 2024

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team WLS logo
Monday, January 1, 2024
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- The minimum wage in Illinois has now increased.

Workers will see an increase of a dollar per hour , from $13-an-hour to $14-an-hour.

The minimum wage for tipped workers will rise to $8.40 per hour and any young person under the age of 18 working fewer than 650 hours per year will see their hourly increase to $12 per hour.

This is the sixth increase in the minimum wage since 2019, when Governor JB Pritzker established a schedule to increase the minimum wage to $15-an-hour in 2025.

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