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Businesses Beware – Chicago Minimum Wage Increases 7/1/19!

As of July 1, 2019, the Chicago Minimum wage increases to $13.00/hour and $6.40/hour for tipped employees.  Nonexempt employees are entitled to overtime (time and a half) for all hours worked over-40 in a work week.  For employers with locations outside the City, note that Cook County’s…

Posted By: Marty Padilla By: June 26, 2019 FULL STORY

River North Happy Hour Round Up

By Morgan Lott

River North is known for higher-end dining, so Happy Hour deals are as appreciated as they are sparse. In this case, I was happy to do the legwork for you and collect a range of late afternoon/early evening deals around the area—whatever…

Posted By: Marty Padilla By: June 24, 2019 FULL STORY