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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...

Minimum Wage - ProCon.org

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Should the Federal Minimum Wage Be Increased? ... It was initially set at $0.25 per hour and has been increased by Congress 22 times, most ... wage to $9 would lift 300,000 people out of poverty, and an increase to $10.10 would lift 900,000 ...

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

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Jul 20, 2015 ... ... a national increase in the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour. ... 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 ...

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.”.

Minimum wage: Updated research roundup on the effects of ...

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Jul 27, 2016 ... 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 ...

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.

Report on federal minimum wage of $10.10 heats up debate in ...

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Feb 18, 2014 ... Congressional Budget Office says a wage hike to $10.10 would cost about ... WASHINGTON — Increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour ... With unemployment Americans' top concern, our focus should be creating ... of about 7.6 million Americans earning less than $9 an hour, the CBO said.

5 facts about the minimum wage | Pew Research Center

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Jul 23, 2015 ... As efforts to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour ... a Democratic- backed proposal that failed to move ahead in Congress last year. ..... No one should be making $7.25 an hour when the cost of the ..... The myth debunked: Minimum wage peaked in real terms in 1968 at around $9-12/hour ...

$15 Is Too Much Even For Those Who Support A Higher Minimum ...

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Aug 9, 2015 ... But it is interesting that even those who do support a minimum wage higher ... 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 ...

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Raising the Minimum Wage - The White House

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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.

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 workers

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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 ...