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Mayor's Commission Releases Minimum Wage Report - $13 Down $2 to Go

Mayor's Commission Releases Minimum Wage Report - $13 Down $2 to Go

This week, the Mayor’s handpicked commission released their report on what they think the minimum wage should be in Chicago. The commission report calls to raise the minimum wage to $13 over 4 years.

Chicago Residents Call for $15 Minimum Wage

Chicago Residents Call for $15 Minimum Wage

The current minimum wage in Illinois is $8.25 an hour, so low that workers, and certainly those who support families, simply cannot survive. Oftentimes they must work two or even three jobs just to make ends meet  A $15 an hour wage will correct that. You can support the campaign by sending a letter to your Alderman to support a $15 an hour minimum wage.
Drop the Charge! Say No to Stop & Frisk!

Drop the Charge! Say No to Stop & Frisk!

On Tuesday, two young Latino men were arrested while doing outreach to help Chicago residents sign up for health care coverage under the Affordable Care Act.