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During a press conference on Sept. 3, 2014, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel explains why he decided to sign an Executive Order that requires all City contractors and subcontractors to pay their employees $13 per hour.  Besides Mayor Emanuel stands Jamie L. Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer, City of Chicago.

During a press conference on Sept. 3, 2014, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel explains why he decided to sign an Executive Order that requires all City contractors and subcontractors to pay their employees $13 per hour. Besides Mayor Emanuel stands Jamie L. Rhee, Chief Procurement Officer, City of Chicago.

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Mayor Emanuel Signs Executive Order to Raise Minimum Wage for Contractors

The Executive Order applies to all service contracts, including construction contracts, advertised after October 1, 2014.

Last week at a press conference, held at 33 W. Monroe St., Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel signed an Executive Order requiring City contractors and subcontractors to pay employees a $13 per hour minimum wage of for contracts advertised after October 1, 2014.