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H.R.6211 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 26, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.

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    • House Democrats push for a Federal minimum wage increase | The ... - July 29, 2012 by angelina7 - That remains to be seen as House Democrats work on a new bill named, The Fair Minimum Wage Act, HR 6211. This bill will raise the Federal minimum wage to $9.80/hour and will also increase wages for waiters and waitresses as well.

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      As noted by angelina7 on July 29, 2012, "That remains to be seen as House Democrats work on a new bill named, The Fair Minimum Wage Act, HR 6211. This bill will raise the Federal minimum wage to $9.80/hour and will also increase wages for waiters and waitresses as well." (/url?q=http://guardianlv.com/2012/07/house-democrats-push-for-a-federal-minimum-wage-increase/&sa=U&ei=1fkUUM3BN5Cg8QTDwoCQCg&ved=0CDcQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGgVILDNsl27EklNfEWGHT6jYYP-A)
    • House Democrats propose legislation to increase minimum wage to ... - July 28, 2012 by David K. Sutton - Introduced by Representative George Miller (D-CA), the proposed legislation (known as Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act – H.R. 6211) would increase the minimum wage in 85 cent increments each of the next 3 years. When it ...

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      As noted by David K. Sutton on July 28, 2012, "Introduced by Representative George Miller (D-CA), the proposed legislation (known as Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act – H.R. 6211) would increase the minimum wage in 85 cent increments each of the next 3 years. When it ..." (/url?q=http://leftcall.com/2012/07/27/house-democrats-propose-legislation-to-increase-minimum-wage-to-9-80-an-hour/&sa=U&ei=1fkUUM3BN5Cg8QTDwoCQCg&ved=0CDMQmAEwBg&usg=AFQjCNFuEFfmY4eurf3UB3VEGrVbQ9p5UQ)
    • All-Out Campaign Underway To Raise FLSA's Minimum Wage - July 28, 2012 by jthompson - Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced H.R. 6211 to push the rate to $9.80 per hour in three 85-cent increments and to index it to the Consumer Price Index thereafter;. ♢ Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) tendered S. 3453 which, ...

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      As noted by jthompson on July 28, 2012, "Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) introduced H.R. 6211 to push the rate to $9.80 per hour in three 85-cent increments and to index it to the Consumer Price Index thereafter;. ♢ Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) tendered S. 3453 which, ..." (/url?q=http://www.wage-hour.net/post/2012/07/27/All-Out-Campaign-Underway.aspx&sa=U&ei=1fkUUM3BN5Cg8QTDwoCQCg&ved=0CCcQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEgdL6lYj3AhvhnFa2aUNVi4ffZ7g)

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    • Local economic voices weigh in on federal proposal raising minimum wage - July 30, 2012 by NBCNews.com - George Miller's (D-Calif.) Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, which would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years.Right now, Wisconsin's minimum wage of $7.25 matches the federal minimum wage. That proposal would increase ...

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      As noted by NBCNews.com on July 30, 2012, "George Miller's (D-Calif.) Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, which would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years.Right now, Wisconsin's minimum wage of $7.25 matches the federal minimum wage. That proposal would increase ..." (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/48409460)
    • Obama Opposes Min. Wage Increase In Samoa Due To Harmful Effects, Will He Do The Same For U.S.? - July 30, 2012 by Daily Markets - Miller’s Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years, then allow the final $9.80 an hour wage to rise with inflation.” MP: Just wondering, wouldn’t the same economic ...

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      As noted by Daily Markets on July 30, 2012, "Miller’s Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years, then allow the final $9.80 an hour wage to rise with inflation.” MP: Just wondering, wouldn’t the same economic ..." (http://www.dailymarkets.com/economy/2012/07/30/obama-opposes-min-wage-increase-in-samoa-due-to-harmful-effects-will-he-do-the-same-for-u-s/)
    • Dozens of House Dems propose boosting minimum wage to $9.80 an hour - July 27, 2012 by Thehill.com - Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years, then allow the final $9.80 an hour wage to rise with inflation. It would also boost the minimum wage for waiters and other tipped ...

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 27, 2012, "Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would increase the minimum wage by 85 cents a year for the next three years, then allow the final $9.80 an hour wage to rise with inflation. It would also boost the minimum wage for waiters and other tipped ..." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/240715-dozens-of-house-dems-propose-boosting-minimum-wage-to-980-an-hour)
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