WBEZ Chicago: Business owners want Governor Bruce Rauner to sign a bill to increase Illinois's minimum wage

WBEZ-FM Radio, June 22, 2017

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Business owners want Governor Bruce Rauner to sign a bill to increase Illinois's minimum wage. The legislation passed last month that eventually would raise Illinois' minimum wage to $15 an hour by the year 2022. David Borris owns Hel's Kitchen, a catering company in suburban Northbrook. "If they want to enact enlightened public policy, which we are one signature away from doing, right, we would recognize the idea that rising wages is good for all small businesses and even good for big business too." Borris says a higher wage would increase worker retention and lower turnover costs.
 

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