On December 2nd, 2014, the Chicago City Council passed an ordinance that will raise the minimum wage for Chicago workers effective July 1, 2015.
Enforcement and oversight of this City of Chicago ordinance does not fall under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Department of Labor. Therefore, claims brought under the ordinance must be filed with the City of Chicago, which in turn will be solely responsible for the processing and resolution of these claims.
For more information, see the City of Chicago's post and the press
Any contractor who has construction services performed for it by an individual, sole proprietorship or partnership that is not an employee of the contractor must file a report by January 31, 2015 with the Department of Labor...