(The AP)

Chicago’s minimum wage workers should be earning $13 dollars an hour by 2018, according to the recommendation of the city’s minimum wage task force.

The Minimum Wage Working Group, a panel created earlier this year by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, voted 13-3 on Monday in favor of a plan to gradually increase the city’s minimum wage of $8.25 an hour by roughly a dollar per year until it hits $13 by 2018.

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