Bloomberg Law
Jan. 14, 2019, 8:45 PMUpdated: Jan. 14, 2019, 9:11 PM

$15 Minimum Wage Bill to Be Reintroduced by Democrats (1)

Tyrone Richardson
Tyrone Richardson

Legislation raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour will be reintroduced by Democrats this week, officials told Bloomberg Law.

Lawmakers in the Senate and House Jan. 16 will re-introduce the Raise the Wage Act, a congressional aide told Bloomberg Law on the condition of anonymity. Not all details of the expected measure were immediately available, but the legislation would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024. The bill also seeks to increase the current $2.13 hourly minimum wage requirements for tipped workers, the official added.

This reintroduced legislation would offer the first federal minimum wage increase ...

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