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In an effort to increase wages for hardworking men and women across Illinois, state Rep. La Shawn K. Ford, D-Chicago, passed a resolution in the House of Representatives on Wednesday designating March of 2015 and 2016 as “Ask Your Boss for a Raise Month.”

“It is important that workers understand their rights and are paid a fair wage for the amount of time they work,” Ford said. “I hope this resolution brings more awareness to this issue and encourages employers and employees to discuss fair compensation.”

For more information, visit www.lashawnford.com or contact one of Ford’s constituent service offices: 816 S. Oak Park Avenue in Oak Park at 708-445-3673; 4800 W. Chicago Avenue in Chicago at 773-378-5902; or in the Stratton Office Building in Springfield at 217-782-5962.

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