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Minimum Wage Law

Beginning January 1, 2023 - Guarantees a minimum wage of $13.00 per hour for workers 18 years of age and older. An employer where gratuities are paid to employee, may pay 60% of the minimum wage to its employees. Employers may apply for licenses to pay sub-minimum rates to learners and certain workers with physical and mental limitations. Overtime must be paid after 40 hour of work per week at time and one-half the regular rate.


  • Minimum Wage/Overtime Information: (312) 793-2804
  • Minimum Wage Toll Free Hotline: (800) 478-3998
  • Sub-Minimum Wage & Sheltered Workshop Information: (312) 793-2804
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