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Letters to the Editor: Acknowledge the majority support of opting in

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

My family and I moved to Wilmette 51 years ago. I love Wilmette. I moved out-of-town to follow my career path and raise a family, but gladly returned 2½ years ago to assist my aged parents while pursuing new professional ventures. Soon...

Letters to the Editor: Facts support minimum wage hike, sick leave

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

The Wilmette Village Board will decide on June 26 whether to allow workers in the village to receive a higher minimum wage and paid sick leave. While there’s been lots of fear and rumors surrounding this issue, the Village Board should...

Letters to the Editor: Innovative approach can diffuse minimum wage debate

by Submitted Content Opinion, Letters to the Editor

The debate on the drawbacks of the minimum wage has understandably centered on its effects on business owners and higher costs for customers. I believe, however, the most pernicious, and unacknowledged, effect of the MW is on employees.

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