The City of Chicago has updated its Minimum Wage notice to reflect new wage requirements for 2020 and 2021. Below we’ve outlined all the details for Chicago employers and employees.
 
Effective January 1, 2020:
 
  • The minimum wage for youth workers is $8.00 per hour.
Effective July 1, 2020:
 
  • The minimum wage for large employers (21 or more employees) will increase to $14.00 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped workers of large employers will be $8.40 per hour.
  • The minimum wage for small employers (4 to 20 employees) will increase to $13.50 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped workers of small employers will be $8.10 per hour.
  • The minimum wage for youth workers will increase to $10.00 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped youth workers will be $6.00 per hour.
Effective July 1, 2021:
 
  • The minimum wage for large employers will increase to $15.00 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped workers of large employers will be $9.00 per hour.
  • The minimum wage for small employers will increase to $14.00 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped workers of small employers will be $8.40 per hour.
  • The minimum wage for youth workers will increase to $11.00 per hour. The minimum wage for tipped youth workers will be $6.60 per hour.

 

The Minimum Wage notice is only valid through June 30, 2020

This means the Chicago Office of Labor Standards will no doubt be issuing a new notice with an effective date of July 1, 2020. Our Research Team will be watching closely for the notice to be issued.

 

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