Illinois raising minimum wage on New Year’s Day

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WTVO) — Illinois minimum wage workers will see a raise when the calendar turns to 2022.

The state’s minimum wage goes up to $12 an hour starting New Year’s Day. Governor J.B. Pritzker signed a law allowing for annual minimum wage increases back in 2019. This is the third increase since.

Minimum wage increases a dollar each year until 2025. It will be $15 an hour by then.

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