It recommended minimum wage gradually be increased to $13/hour over the next four years. The task force also supports increasing wages for tipped employees from $4.95/hour to $5.95/hour over the next two years.
Governor Quinn has already signed legislation to place a question on the November ballot asking voters if the state's minimum wage should be increased to $10/hour.
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