AT STATE, LOCAL LEVELS: Group touts min. wage increase
- 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.
- ACTION TO DATE IN THE 89th CONGRESS. // Congressional Digest;Feb66, Vol. 45 Issue 2, p42
Reports on the introduction of the proposal in the U.S. Congress concerning extension of minimum wage coverage in 1963. Presidential message about the amendment of Fair Standards Act of 1938; Measures undertaken by the U.S. administration regarding the wage policy; Amendment of the minimum...
- Controversy Over New Federal Minimum Wage Proposals. // Congressional Digest;May77, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p131
Focuses on the controversy over Federal Minimum Wage proposals in the U.S. Congress. Viewpoints of various legislators concerning the desirable wage for labor; Impact of inflation on minimum wage structure of the labor; Oppositions against amendment in Fair Labor Standard Act.
- State Minimum Wage Laws Currently In Force. // Congressional Digest;May77, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p137
Focuses on the enactment of Minimum Wage Act by the U.S. Congress. Areas covered by the Act concerning wage and labor policies; Categorization of employment and their wages; Programs and policies about labor wages.
- Action To Date On Proposed Changes. // Congressional Digest;May77, Vol. 56 Issue 5, p138
Focuses on the action taken by the U.S. Congress to amend for increasing Federal minimum wage. Opposition by legislators against the immediate hike in wages of workers; Provisions under the Minimum Wage Act; Program and policies regarding the wage of labor.
- Buying votes. // Crain's Cleveland Business;5/6/96, Vol. 17 Issue 19, p10
Opinion. States that the motivation behind the efforts to vote on an increase in the minimum wage in Washington, is not sincere but rather it is a ploy to win the affections of voters. Information on the actions of Democrats and Republicans in situation; Key role of President Clinton's raising...
- House set to consider bond cap. Resnick, Amy B. // Bond Buyer;11/3/99, Vol. 330 Issue 30761, p1
Focuses on United States House of Representatives' consideration of proposals to speed up the increase in the private-activity bond volume cap. Goal of raising the low-income housing tax credit limit; Uncertainty over the fate of two-bond related provisions in a minimum-wage increase bill.
- House hikes the minimum wage. // Human Events;6/14/96, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p22
Reports on the House's approval of an amendment to increase the minimum wage by 90 cents per hour over two years. Offering of the amendment by Representative Frank Riggs; Argument in favor of the bill by Representative Jack Quinn; Legislators who vote in favor and against the amendment.
- House rejects small business exemption from wage hike. // Human Events;6/14/96, Vol. 52 Issue 22, p23
Reports on the US House's rejection of an amendment to exempt small businesses with annual gross sales under $500,000 from the new minimum wage and overtime law. Amendment to the Employee Commuting Act offered by Representative Bill Gooding to reinstate the exemption; Comments of Representative...