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Illinois Inheritance Law & Probate Procedure


Illinois Wage & Hour Law

  • Illinois Minimum Wage:  
    • The minimum wage in Illinois is $14 an hour. Because this is higher than the federal minimum wage of $7.25, employees in Illinois must be paid at least $14 an hour.  

      DuPage County Minimum Wage

      The minimum wage in DuPage County is $14 an hour, the state minimum wage. However, cities and counties in Illinois are free to adopt their own higher minimum wage, and dozens of cities and counties across the country have done so. To find out whether DuPage County has passed its own minimum wage law since we last updated, visit https://www.dupageco.org/?mode=full.

  • Overtime Pay: Every state has rules about weekly maximum hours and overtime. Learn about the overtime laws in Illinois and whether they apply to you.
  • Wage Claims: If you're being unlawfully underpaid, you need to learn how to file a "Wage Claim" in Illinois. 
  • Tips : Every state has special pay rates for tipped workers. Find out the rules for tipped workers in Illinois.
    • In Illinois, your employer may pay you a minimum wage of no less than $8.40 an hour, as long as you earn enough in tips to bring your total hourly pay up to the full minimum wage, $14 an hour. If you don’t earn enough in tips to bring your compensation to the full minimum wage, your employer must make up the difference.

  • State Labor Board:

Illinois Unemployment Benefits


Bankruptcy & Debt


Child Custody & Family Courts in Illinois 


Illinois Obamacare


Democracy In Illinois, DuPage County, Wheaton 


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