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The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Minimum wage hike will not affect Eastern employees’ statuses, says President Glassman

Logan Raschke, Managing Editor December 8, 2019

Eastern employees, students or not, will not be laid off after the minimum wage hike starting Jan. 1, which mandates all employers in the state of Illinois to pay employees $9.25 an hour instead of $8.25. Eastern...

Minimum wage topic creates conversation

February 28, 2019

We at The Daily Eastern News are divided on this issue of the gradual increase of minimum wage. There are studies out there and opinions from politicians, but there seems to be no concise explanation...

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