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What to Know About President Biden’s $15-an-Hour Minimum-Wage Plan

Posted on AllSides February 3rd, 2021
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President Biden wants to more than double the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, and Democratic allies in Congress released new details Tuesday on legislation to lift the wage floor in phases over four years. The federal minimum wage has been $7.25 an hour since 2009, with a patchwork of states increasing the wage floor above that minimum.

Here is what we know about the status of the $15 minimum-wage proposal:

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