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S.3453 Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jul 26, 2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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    • All-Out Campaign Underway To Raise FLSA's Minimum Wage - July 28, 2012 by jthompson - Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) tendered S. 3453 which, according to his press release, also proposes both the $9.80 figure and indexing. It further appears that both bills seek to raise the minimum cash wage for employees as ...

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      As noted by jthompson on July 28, 2012, "Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) tendered S. 3453 which, according to his press release, also proposes both the $9.80 figure and indexing. It further appears that both bills seek to raise the minimum cash wage for employees as ..." (/url?q=http://www.wage-hour.net/post/2012/07/27/All-Out-Campaign-Underway.aspx&sa=U&ei=vfkUUMvjFYn48wTAtICACA&ved=0CCAQmAEwAQ&usg=AFQjCNHxZ7FQiFHf6B9Y57Ru24CjcwUTyA)

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    • Webb co-sponsors bill to raise federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.80 - July 31, 2012 by Roanoke Times - U.S. Sen. Jim Webb is in the last year of his term and isn’t running for re-election, but he’s still filing legislation — including co-sponsoring The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 (S.3453), which would raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 ...

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      As noted by Roanoke Times on July 31, 2012, "U.S. Sen. Jim Webb is in the last year of his term and isn’t running for re-election, but he’s still filing legislation — including co-sponsoring The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2012 (S.3453), which would raise minimum wage from $7.25 to $9 ..." (http://blogs.roanoke.com/politics/2012/07/31/webb-co-sponsors-bill-to-raise-federal-minimum-wage-from-7-25-to-9-80/)
    • Dozens of House Dems propose boosting minimum wage to $9.80 an hour - July 27, 2012 by Thehill.com - Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) and more than 100 of his House Democratic colleagues proposed legislation Thursday that would boost the minimum wage over three years from $7.25 to just under $10 an hour. Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would ...

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      As noted by Thehill.com on July 27, 2012, "Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) and more than 100 of his House Democratic colleagues proposed legislation Thursday that would boost the minimum wage over three years from $7.25 to just under $10 an hour. Miller's Fair Minimum Wage Act, H.R. 6211, would ..." (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/house/240715-dozens-of-house-dems-propose-boosting-minimum-wage-to-980-an-hour)
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