The Trend to Increase Minimum Wage Continues- Is the FLSA next?

The recent midterm elections not only brought about a change in the balance of power in Congress it also continued a trend that has been developing. This is the trend of increasing minimum wages in state laws. Five states had voters that voted to increase their state minimum wage. Additionally two cities, both in California, …

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Minimum Wage Increases in 7 States on 1/1/2011

As of this Saturday 7 states will increase the state minimum wage (the Federal level is $7.25 per hour) based on an automatic increase formula. These states and the increases are: Arizona- $7.25 going to $7.35 Colorado- $7.24 going to $7.36, with tipped wages going to $4.34 Montana- $7.25 going to $7.35 Ohio- $7.30 going …

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