Elimination of Tipped Wage – Update

The legislation to eliminate tipped wages in Illinois was filed today, Friday, February 9, 2024 as HB5345. Hearings on this Bill have not been scheduled yet. The proposed legislation would be effective 1/1/25 and home rule municipalities must adhere to this policy.

Credit card company monopolies impact small businesses

Sen. Dick Durbin proposes legislation to create more competition By Scott Reeder Strings are often attached in Mark Yeates’ business transactions. The owner of Dick’s Shoe Repair, 314 W. Laurel St., enjoys putting new shoestrings on pairs of Oxfords or stitching new soles onto wingtips. But one string he doesn’t like is the one credit card…