Articles Tagged 'minimum wage'
Centrist Democrats raise concerns over $15 minimum wage push
House Democrats are moving forward with legislation that would raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, despite concerns from centrist lawmakers about the… READ MORE
$15 minimum wage passes; Gov. Brown plans to sign
SACRAMENTO — In votes that drew cheers from low-wage workers inside and outside the state Capitol on Thursday, Democrats swiftly pushed a bill through the… READ MORE
Gov. Brown hails deal to raise minimum wage to $15 as ‘matter of economic justice’
In a move catapulting California into uncharted national territory, Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday a six-year plan to boost the statewide minimum wage to $15… READ MORE
$10.10 wage bill set to die
The Democrats’ minimum wage bill is set to die on the Senate floor Wednesday.
Despite an intense push by President Obama and Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill, Senate Republicans haven’t budged and will reject the measure that would increase the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. The procedural roll call to advance the bill is expected to fail on a… READ MORE
Reid delays minimum wage vote
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday announced he will delay action on legislation raising the minimum wage, the centerpiece of the Democrats’ 2014… READ MORE
Minimum wage hike would kill a half-million jobs: CBO
Raising the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour will cost the U.S. economy a half-million jobs by 2016 but will substantially boost wages for most… READ MORE
New York minimum wage hike to $9 could be paid by taxpayers
New York’s legislature approved a budget that hikes the stateâ€™s minimum wage to $9 per hour. But taxpayers, not businesses, could actually be the responsible party for paying those extra wage costs, if a closed-door tax credit agreement among politicos made the final budget cut.
The new wage minimum will be phased in over three years, United Press International reports.… READ MORE
Assembly leader hopes for consensus with New Jersey governor on minimum wage increase
ByÂ Associated Press
READ MORE TRENTON, N.J. â€” New Jersey Assembly Speaker Sheila Oliver says her bill increasing the minimum wage isnâ€™t dead.
The speaker in a statement tells The Associated Press she hopes to reach a compromise with Gov. Chris Christie.
The Republican governor told a town hall audience on Thursday that he would veto the bill hiking the minimum wage
SF becomes first US city to top $10 minimum wage
By Beth Duff-Brown, Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCOâ€”David Frias works two minimum-wage jobs to squeak by in one of the most expensive cities in America.
Come New Year’s Day, he’ll have a few more coins in his pocket as San Francisco makes history by becoming the first city in the nation to scale a $10 minimum wage. The city’s hourly wage