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- House Nixes Point of Order Against Minimum Wage Hike. // Human Events;03/31/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p26
Reports on the decision of the United States House of Representatives to continue consideration of the Minimum Wage Increase Act despite a point of order against the bill. Estimated cost of the wage increases to businesses in the private sector; Views from other representatives regarding the...
- Can Two People Really Do the Same Job Equally? Allen, David // State Journal (WV);6/29/2012, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p28
The author comments on the failure of the Paycheck Fairness Act to advance in the Senate in the U.S. on June 5, 2012
- Legislative background. // Congressional Digest;Mar2000, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p81
Presents the action of the United States Senate and House of Representatives on the proposal of President Clinton to raise the minimum wage from $5.15 to $6.15. Introduction of Section 192, the Fair Minimum Wage Act, by Senator Edward M. Kennedy; Minimum wage increase of $1.00 phased in over a...
- House Raises Minimum Wage By $1 Over Just Two Years. // Human Events;03/31/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 12, p26
Reports on the decision of the United States House of Representatives to pass the Minimum Wage Increase Act of 2000. Information on the bill; Conservatives' reason for opposing wage increase; Views from other representatives regarding the bill.
- Senate Passes Minimum Wage Legislation. // Motor Age;Mar2007, Vol. 126 Issue 3, p118
The article reports on the Minimum Wage Increase Act of 2007 passed by the U.S. Senate. It says that this legislation was passed by a vote of 94-3. According to the article, this law would raise the federal minimum wage to $7.25 per hour from $5.15 over the next two years and it includes a...
- MINIMUM WAGE HIKE TURNED BACK AGAIN. Holmes, Tamara E. // Black Enterprise;Nov2006, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p32
The article reports that the U.S. Congress demonstrated no intention of raising the minimum wage from $5.15 to $7.25 an hour when the Senate struck down the minimum wage bill in August 2006. Some economists say the move was to protect businesses, but putting more money in the pockets of workers...
- Reality Check. Barrett, Randy // National Journal;8/5/2006, Vol. 38 Issue 31, p3
This section presents views on the proposal in the U.S. Congress in 2006 to raise the minimum wage. Representative Phil English (R-Pa.) shares his opinion on the position of the people on the legislation. Another person provides an overview of the effort of House Republicans to maneuver...
- Conn. sets $10.10 min. wage. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/27/2014, pA02
The state's Senate approved a 3-step hike in the minimum wage to $10.10 an hour, highest of any state. House approval was expected later Wed. Last year, Conn. hiked the wage to $8.70 from $8.25 an hour. The new bill would boost it to $9.15 in '15, $9.60 in '16 and $10.10 in '17.
- House serves foodservice a setback, OKs minimum-wage hike. Allen, Robin Lee // Nation's Restaurant News;03/20/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p6
Reports that the United States House of Representatives has voted to raise the federal minimum wage in the US. Impact of the move on the foodservice industry; Last-minute lobbying measures and back-room deal making to eliminate the proposed minimum-wage increase measure.