The Star Ledger

July 2007
Hill;7/26/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 91, p32
The article reports on the first federal minimum wage increase approved by the U.S. Congress. It is stated that the wage increase is one of numerous legislative promises made by Democrats since winning the election. Further, the minimum wage increase after 10 years, is significant for million of workers. The wage increases is considered as the first part of a three-stage hike that will bring the federal rate to $6.55 next year and $7.25 in 2009.


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