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Minimum Wage Fairness Act

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The Minimum Wage Fairness Act (S. 1737) is a bill that would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to $10.10 per hour over .... The non...

Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Increased? | KQED ...

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Apr 20, 2016 ... The federal minimum wage is currently $7.25 per hour. ... Congress should also take care to make sure that other benefits for low-wage workers provide a .... I believe that raising it to maybe $8 or $9 is respectable, but not $15.

Members Of Congress Introduce Largest Minimum Wage Hike Yet ...

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Jul 20, 2015 ... Members Of Congress Introduce Largest Minimum Wage Hike Yet ... a national increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. ... In his 2013 State of the Union, President Obama called for an increase to $9 an hour.

Minimum Wage Mythbusters | United States Department of Labor

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Myth: Raising the federal tipped minimum wage ($2.13 per hour since 1991) would hurt ... employers are required to pay servers the full minimum wage of $9 per hour ... That's why President Obama is urging Congress to increase the federal ...

Should Congress raise minimum wage? | Debate.org

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Do you know if your parents earn minimum wage thry wont be able to pay for your ... that congress should raise federal minimum wage from $7.23 an hour, to $9 ...

The Effects of a Minimum-Wage - Congressional Budget Office

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Feb 7, 2014 ... Two Options for Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage. 4. A $10.10 Option ... earning less than $10.10 per hour and not covered by minimum- wage laws .... from the higher minimum wage would total $9 billion;. 22 percent of ...

The Effects of a Minimum-Wage Increase on Employment and ...

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Feb 18, 2014 ... Congressional Budget Office logo ... A “$10.10 option” would increase the federal minimum wage from its ... A “$9.00 option” would raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 per hour to $9.00 per hour in two steps—in 2015 and 2016. ... from the higher minimum wage would total $9 billion; 22 percent of ...

Congress to See $15 Federal Minimum Wage Bill | Al Jazeera America

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Jul 22, 2015 ... President Barack Obama called for an increase to $9 in his 2013 State of ... A bill that would raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour ...

A $15-hour minimum wage could harm America's poorest ... - Fortune

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Jul 30, 2015 ... A $15-hour minimum wage could harm America's poorest workers ... whereby the federal minimum wage would rise to $9 an hour from $7.25 an hour. ... Congress should pass a sensible and moderate Federal increase in the ...

Obama Pushes for Increase in Federal Minimum Wage - The New ...

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Feb 13, 2013 ... The president's proposal to raise minimum wage to $9 an hour directly ... called on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour from ... nation on earth, no one who works full time should have to live in poverty.”.

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Minimum Wage - ProCon.org

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Should the Minimum Wage Be Increased? ... A person working full time at the federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour earns ... [7] [8] According to a 2014 Congressional Budget Office report, increasing the minimum wage to $9 would lift ...

1 The President's Plan to Reward Work by Raising the Minimum ...

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The President believes that no one who works fulltime should have to raise their family in ... That's why the President is calling on Congress to raise the Federal minimum wage for working Americans in stages to $9 in 2015 and index it ... Raising the minimum wage to $9 an hour would restore its real value to what it was at.

Effects of raising the minimum wage: Research and key lessons ...

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Oct 19, 2015 ... The U.S. federal minimum wage was first established during the Depression, ... Obama called for raising the minimum wage to $9 per hour, which in ... In February 2014, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office issued a ...