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Chicago Minimum Wage Increase and Predictive Scheduling Ordinances Take Effect
Chicago Minimum Wage Increase and Predictive Scheduling Ordinances Take Effect

While the beginning of the year is a common time for new laws to take effect, the mid-year point is another moment to watch. This summer, Chicago businesses must make plans to comply with the following minimum wage and workweek scheduling regulations. Minimum Wage On July 1, ...

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