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Morning Headlines: Friday, November 13
OSF Announces Increase in Minimum Wage to its Employees
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Lawmakers Return to Springfield; 8 Days Before Budget Due
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois General Assembly makes what has become its weekly return to Springfield with a state budget still unresolved and only eight days before it's due.
The Senate will meet as a body on Tuesday to discuss increasing the minimum wage and paid sick-leave provi…
Exotic Dancer Sues Peoria Area Strip Club Over Minimum Wage
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — An exotic dancer from the Peoria area has filed a federal lawsuit against the strip club where she works claiming the business is violating state and federal labor laws because it doesn't pay her a minimum wage.
Aleigha Woods filed the lawsuit last week in U...
Durbin Pushes For Minimum Wage of At Least $12 an Hour
John Gregory -- Illinois Radio Network
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) is backing a bill to raise the federal minimum wage to $12 by 2020 -- which is more ambitious than Gov. Bruce Rauner's proposal.
Durbin says Republican positions on raising the minimum wage show how "out of t…
Illinois Senate Approves Raising Minimum Wage to $11 by 2019
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — The Illinois Senate has approved a plan to raise the minimum wage from $8.25 to $11 per hour by 2019.
The Democratic-controlled chamber voted 35-18 on Thursday to advance the proposal. It now moves to the Illinois House, where its passage is less certain...

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