City holds educational workshops ahead of minimum wage hike

CHICAGO (WLS) -- More than 200,000 Chicago workers will receive raises on July 1.

On Wednesday, Mayor Rahm Emanuel kicked off a series of workshops to help educate them about the increase and their rights in the workplace.

The minimum wage goes up to $10 per hour on July 1. It will increase to $13 dollars per hour in 2019.
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