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Minimum wage hits $8/hr. July 1

November 15, 2010

Illinois employers are reminded that the state’s hourly minimum wage increases to $8 effective July 1. The rate will climb another 25 cents on that date in 2010.

New employees can be paid $7.50 an hour during their first 90 days with a company.

The federal minimum wage, which Indiana businesses follow, increases July 24 to $7.25 an hour.