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? ... 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
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.
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
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.”.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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 ...