Senator Harkin

For hundreds of thousands of low-paid employees of federal contractors, the executive order President Obama announced in his State of the Union address will make a important difference in their incomes and lives. While the president cannot unilaterally raise the minimum wage for all working...
Anniversaries usually become more special with each passing year, but not all: Today marks the third anniversary of the last increase in the federal minimum wage – since July 24, 2009, the federal wage floor has been stuck at $7.25 per hour, or just over $15,000 per year for a full-time...
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