Skip to content
  • Key Investors

Rauner vetoes state bill to raise minimum wage to $15

Gov. Bruce Rauner on Friday vetoed a minimum wage measure that would have hiked the state’s hourly rate to $15 by 2022.

The current minimum wage is $8.25. But under the measure, workers 18 and over would have seen their wages jump in periodic increments over 5 years. The bill also included a tax credit to protect small businesses with 50 employees or less.

Click here to read more…

Share this:

Print this