Results for - Senate Parliamentarian Rules Against $15 Minimum Wage In COVID-19 Bill
Democrats’ push to pass a $15 minimum wage in their $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package violates Senate rules, according to the Senate’s parliamentarian, who delivered a likely fatal blow Friday to the effort to give tens of millions of workers a raise.
1. House Democrats are expected to soon vote on a COVID-19 package that includes raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour in stages over the next four years. Do you agree with raising the minimum wage to $15/hour?
2. The provision also eliminates the tipped minimum wage, which currently allows employers to pay workers a lower base wage as long as the workers receive gratuities. Do you agree with eliminating this?
3. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25 and has not been increased in more than a decade. How often should the federal minimum wage be reviewed?