Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Study Update

On December 12th, the Village Board formed a Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Working Group comprised of residents and business owners. The working group is tasked with conducting a study of the Cook County Ordinances specifically as they relate to Wilmette, including the impact on businesses, employees, and the Village as a whole.
The Working Group is scheduled to meet on the following dates:
  • Monday, January 8th at 7:00pm – Mallinckrodt Community Center 1041 Ridge Rd.
  • Monday, January 22nd at 7:00pm – Training Room, Village Hall
  • Monday, February 5th at 7:00pm

All meetings of the Working Group will be open to the public and each meeting will provide an opportunity for public comment. Location of the February 5th is TBD and will be announced shortly.

The meeting packet for the January 22nd meeting is available by clicking here. Residents with questions or comments concerning the study are encouraged to email

To view the background materials on this issue please click here.