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...
02/11/2014
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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...
07/24/2012
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