共和党参议员公布 10 美元的最低工资计划,以对抗民主党每小时 15 美元的提议

Forbes · 2021-02-24
ToplineSenators Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) on Tuesday released a proposal to increase the minimum wage to $10 an hour, countering Democrats' loftier proposal that's unlikely to pass in the Senate without stronger support ... Getty Images Key Facts Dubbed the Higher Wages for American Workers Act, the bill would gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $10, from its current level of $7.25, by 2025 and then index the wage to inflation every two years ... Senate Budget Committee Chair Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) said Saturday that existing precedent makes him "confident" the parliamentarian will decide the proposal satisfies the rule, but the $15 minimum wage faces opposition from at least two of the most conservative Democrats, whose votes would be necessary to pass the proposal.
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