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Hawley to introduce $15 minimum wage hike for big businesses

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2021
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Republican Sen. Josh Hawley is putting his weight behind raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour — but with a twist.

Unlike proposals from Democrats that would raise the minimum wage across the board over the next five years, Hawley's proposed legislation would target only those companies with revenues in excess of $1 billion.

"For decades, the wages of everyday, working Americans have remained stagnate while monopoly corporations have consolidated industry after industry, securing record profits for CEOs and investment bankers," the Missouri senator said in a statement....

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