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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 ... In the United States workers generally must be paid no less than the statutory minimum wage. As of July 2009, the federal ...


Jul 5, 2017 ... Should the Minimum Wage Be Increased? ... It was initially set at $0.25 per hour and has been increased by Congress 22 times, ... Proponents of a higher minimum wage state that the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is ... increasing the minimum wage to $9 would lift 300,000 people out of ...


I agree with Obama that congress should raise federal minimum wage from $7.23 an hour, to $9 an hour. To me, that perfectly fair and its what those workers ...


Jul 30, 2015 ... The increase in minimum wage is a hot topic nationwide. ... 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 minimum wage.


Jul 25, 2017 ... Plenty of congressional Republicans bent on repealing the Affordable ... the national wage floor for America's workers closer to a level that people can live on. If enacted, the bill would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to ... real boost are in the 34 states with minimum wages of less than $9 an hour.


May 25, 2017 ... The minimum wage would be raised from $7.25 to $15, a stark change ... Top congressional Democrats officially introduced legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, up from its ... If you are working 40 or 50 hours a week, you should not be living in poverty," said Sen.


May 25, 2017 ... Congress hasn't raised the federal minimum wage in 10 years. ... "If you work 40 hours a week or 50 hours a week, you should not be living in ...


Mar 6, 2014 ... Inflation: The federal minimum wage needs to be raised in order to account ... According to the Congressional Budget Office report on The Effects of a ... increasing the minimum wage from $7.25 to $10.10 per hour will ...... choke …. whether it's $7 or $8 or $9 or $10 … you will never support yourself on that.


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.”.