Cook Children's Raises Minimum Wage to $13.25
The minimum wage at Cook Children’s Health Care System (CCHCS) has been raised to $13.25 per hour, significantly above the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
The new minimum wage, which begins Feb. 2, 2020, will directly impact 200 current employees, who will see their pay immediately increase to $13.25 per hour next month, from the current Cook Children’s minimum wage of $11 per hour.
“Just as we are committed to improving the health of every child, we are as committed to the well-being of our workforce, who help us fulfill our promise to patient families,” said Rick W. Merrill, President and CEO, for Cook Children’s Health Care System.
Read the full press release here.