Federal Judge Issues Nationwide Injunction for New Overtime Rule

By |2021-01-28T21:15:44-06:00December 9th, 2016|Blog, Employment Law|

Procrastinators won… at least this time! Less than two weeks before the new Department of Labor’s (DOL) overtime rule was scheduled to go into effect, a Federal judge from Texas granted an emergency injunction putting the new overtime rule on hold indefinitely. The new overtime rule, impacting millions of workers nationwide, was set to [...]

Chicago’s Ordinance Requires Incremental Raise

By |2020-11-11T16:05:18-06:00July 11th, 2016|Business Law, Illinois State Law, Small Business|

Chicago requires wage increase starting annually. On December 2nd, 2014, the city of Chicago passed an ordinance to raise the minimum wage to $13 per hour.  Under this ordinance, the minimum wage will be increased annually to the $13 limit by July 1, 2019.  The incremental raises are scheduled for July 1 of each [...]

Chicago Minimum Wage to Rise to $13 by 2019

By |2015-07-29T15:31:30-05:00February 6th, 2015|Business Law, Compensation|

While politicians in Springfield continue fighting over Illinois’ new minimum wage requirements, the Chicago’s City Council recently approved Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s plan to raise Chicago’s minimum wage to $13.00 per hour by 2019. In an overwhelming 44 to 5 vote, the City Council’s members approved the following gradual increase in minimum wages payable to employees [...]

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