Chicago would raise its minimum wage and tie future increases to the cost-of-living under a mayoral plan in the works to address the vexing problem of income inequality.Can you say higher unemployment?
Tired of waiting for the state and federal governments to act, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Monday asked seventeen business, labor, civic and political leaders to confront the issue head-on and draft a Chicago-only plan within 45 days.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The Chicago Sun-Times reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 5:08 AM