City of Chicago hosts workshops ahead of minimum wage hike

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CHICAGO -- The minimum wage in Chicago climbs to $10 an hour next month, and the city wants to get the word out about the increase.

Mayor Emanuel is kicking off a series of workshops to prepare businesses and workers.

The city is also publishing regulations for businesses to comply with the new wage.

The wage guidelines are outlined in an official notice that must be displayed at businesses throughout the city.

It's also available on the city's website: cityofchicago.org/minimumwage

The new minimum wage kicks in July 1.

It will rise to $13 an hour by 2019.

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