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In the state of Illinois and throughout the United States, there are certain protections that are guaranteed to employees. Illinois has specific laws that apply to most employees regarding wages and payment. In addition, the federal government has laws that … Continue reading

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July 24, 2018 marked the ninth anniversary since the last time the federal minimum wage rate was increased, to $7.25 per hour. Federal laws explain that no state may set minimum wages at less than this amount, but they are … Continue reading

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Earlier this week, protesters from as far as New York City descended upon the Oak Brook headquarters of McDonald’s pushing for increases in the wages for front-line workers. This protest is the latest in an ongoing push among fast-food workers … Continue reading

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