H.R.6211 - Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012

To amend the fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for increases in the minimum wage consistent with inflation, and for other purposes. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend the fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide for increases in the minimum wage consistent with inflation, and for other purposes. as introduced.
  • Short: Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 as introduced.

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George Miller

D-CA

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Official Summary

Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.10 an hour on the first day of the third month after the enactment of this Act; (2) $8.95 an hour after one year; (3) $9.80 an hour after two year

Official Summary

Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to:
(1) $8.10 an hour on the first day of the third month after the enactment of this Act;
(2) $8.95 an hour after one year;
(3) $9.80 an hour after two years; and
(4) the amount determined by the Secretary of Labor (based on increases in the Consumer Price Index) after three years, and annually thereafter. Increases the federal minimum wage for tipped employees to $3.00 an hour for one year on the first day of the third month after the enactment of this Act. Provides a formula for subsequent annual adjustments of the wage increase to ensure that it remains equal to 70% of the wage in effect under FLSA for other employees. Directs the Secretary of Labor, 60 days before any increase in the minimum wage, to publish it in the Federal Register and on the Department of Labor's website.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.6211

  • National Women's Law Center
  • Food Chain Workers Alliance
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • Jewish Council for Public Affairs
  • AFL-CIO
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • ...and 54 more. See all.

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