Flanked by Ald. David Moore (17) and Ald. Carlos Ramirez Rosa (35), Ald. Sophia King (4) said tipped workers should be paid $15 an hour before tips. [Heather Cherone/The Daily Line]

The City Council’s Progressive Caucus Wednesday rejected Mayor Lori Lightfoot’s proposal to require employers to pay their tipped workers $2 more an hour starting next year as insufficient — rather than $15 an hour by 2021.

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