Minimum wage hikes across the Nation taking place July 1st

Many working Americans are getting a raise this Saturday, July 1st Minimum wage hikes take effect Saturday in cities, counties and states across the country. California workers will see the highest increases. Other parts of the country have approved more modest minimum wage bumps. As a baseline, reminder that the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. Congress hasn’t raised it in 10 years. Illinois: Chicago: $11 an hour. Cook County, Illinois: $10 an hour. California: Los Angeles: $12 an […]