Apr 22, 2014 What warm weather Chicago lacks, it makes up for in humor
Apr 8, 2014 Companies based in Chicago record sales in Kankakee and other towns outside the city to lower tax bills.
Apr 7, 2014 A raise in minimum wage could help low-income workers, but hurt small-business owners.
Mar 21, 2014 What the minimum wage means for individuals and small businesses
Mar 13, 2014 The fast-food giant is sued with its franchises for alleged wage and hour violations.
Stacey Vanek Smith
Mar 12, 2014 Wages haven’t really increased in the last 20 years--a look at how and why companies are keeping wages low
Mar 21, 2014 Undocumented workers likely will not leave current jobs even when they can work here legally -- part of our series, City of Dreams.
Feb 24, 2014 People, mostly women, are sold and forced into labor or sex.
Feb 20, 2014 President Barack Obama has proposed raising the federal minimum hourly wage. He also asked companies to pay more.