by Lee V. Gaines Brent Weiss is convinced that having to pay his workers more will have an impact on his outdoor and sporting goods business, he’s just not sure how much his bottom line will be tapped. The full-time workers at his Uncle Dan’s stores, which include four locations
Open Communities applauds Cook County officials for passing a minimum wage increase to $13. This is a major step in addressing poverty wages and resulting economic injustice. Many of the people living in the northern suburban communities we serve cannot afford to pay the rent. Many who work here can’t
By Tim Moran Fast food workers will gather at Fountain Square for “May Day” rally supporting unions and a $15 an hour minimum wage. Fast food workers in Evanston will rally at Fountain Square on Sunday to support the ‘Fight For 15’ movement and call for a $15 an hour
By Kyle Smith and Brendan Saunders Two properties in Glenview, IL—both annexed in the 1990s, one existing, sunset village, and one to be redeveloped, The Glen, into a commercial and residential town center near transit—illustrate this point. In the mid-1990s Glenview became the master developer for the former Glenview Naval
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