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The federal minimum wage is the lowest wage at which employers may pay their employees. Since July 24, 2009 the U.S. federal minimum wage has been set at $7.25 per hour. In 2014 President Obama proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 and tying it to an inflation index. The federal minimum wage applies to all federal employees including those who work on military bases, national parks and veterans working in nursing homes. See recent minimum wage news
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Want the economy to boom, raise the minimum wage substantially. Henry Ford paid the highest wages by far of any auto manufacturer in the US; not because he was a nice guy, he was anything but. He wanted to make sure all his workers could afford to... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Dunedin, FL
There aren't enough jobs that allow people to live, so people are stuck with minimum wage, and somehow have to survive on this. Raising that, however, will likely cause more people to lose their jobs, more businesses to go out of business, and just... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Pacific, WA
The minimum wage should be raised, but the government must allow the industries to use a immigration pool that has workers here on visas only and limited to right to work states only. 4 years ago from a Republican in Alameda, CA
Increase every 5-8 years to catch up but never jump ahead of inflation. 4 years ago from a Republican in West Jordan, UT
Implement guaranteed minimum income and abolish minimum wage. 4 years ago from a Green in Conway, AR
This a joke. The majority of people making minimum wage are young or part time or just starting to work. 4 years ago from a Republican in Tarboro, NC
Based on economic growth with incentives for small businesses. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Bothell, WA
No, but encourage the federal government to raise the minimum wage of overseas workers to encourage domestic manufacturing and improve the lives of foreigners. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Portland, OR
It should be left to the states and gauged by the cost of living in certain areas. For example, at the same minimum wage person A working in New York city will not make as much as Person P working in Arizona. Same Minimum wage, but different cost of... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Gilbert, AZ
There should not have been a minimum wage law without a maximum wage law. Our military in time of war or in hostile situations should be paid more than professional athletes. When ever the minimum wage is raised it forces businesses to raise their... 4 years ago from a Republican in Vandergrift, PA
Possibly. The key is to get the right balance of EITC, minimum wage, and employment. We may not be there right now. Raising to $15 is likely to introduce significant trade-offs and would likely be detrimental. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Bothell, WA
Stop allowing market manipulations for the sake of uncompetitive corporations. Keep money responsible enough for each dollar to be worth at least .99 cents in buying power. 4 years ago from a Republican in Oldsmar, FL
No, but they should find a way to decrease inflation so people can afford more with what they earn. Minimum wage just isn't enough to support a family anymore because prices seem to be so high. 4 years ago from a Republican in Irwin, PA
No, but they should put a salary cap on the highest pad employee that can't exceed 10x the lowest paid. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Marion, TX
Yes, adjust the wage every year and mandate a livable wage so that people do not have to work two or three jobs. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Portland, OR
No; they should replace it with a negative income tax rate and EITC. 4 years ago from a Green in Oregon, WI
Yes, because we have people starving on the streets because they don't get paid enough. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Brandon, SD