H.R.631 - WAGES Act

To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to establish a base minimum wage for tipped employees. view all titles (3)

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  • Official: To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to establish a base minimum wage for tipped employees. as introduced.
  • Short: WAGES Act as introduced.
  • Short: Working for Adequate Gains for Employment in Services Act as introduced.

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02/10/11
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Donna Edwards

D-MD

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Official Summary

Working for Adequate Gains for Employment in Services Act or WAGES Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to establish a base minimum wage for tipped employees of at least: (1) $3.75 an hour beginning 90 days after the enactment of this Act; (2) $5.00 an hour beginning one

Official Summary

Working for Adequate Gains for Employment in Services Act or WAGES Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to establish a base minimum wage for tipped employees of at least:
(1) $3.75 an hour beginning 90 days after the enactment of this Act;
(2) $5.00 an hour beginning one year after the change in paragraph one takes effect; and
(3) beginning two years after the change in paragraph two takes effect, and adjusted as necessary thereafter, 70% of the wage in effect under FLSA but in no case less than $5.50 an hour.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.631

  • Restaurants Opportunities Centers United
  • Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Unitarian Univeralist Service Committee

Organizations Opposing H.R.631

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