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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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There should be two minimum wage levels set, one for smaller independent businesses and for multinational businesses. Smaller businesses can pay the present amount (ex. $8.00) or raise a new floor level to ($9.00). On the other hand, multinational... 4 years ago from a Democrat in Forest Park, GA
Minimum wage jobs are usually entry level, low skill, not really intended to support families. incremental increases are ok adjusted for inflation, but raising wages as proposed by some advocates will result in higher prices for low end goods and services... 4 years ago from a Republican in Meriden, CT
Leave the minimum wage where it is, but don't withhold taxes from this wage. Only social security. 4 years ago from a Republican in Cameron, NC
No! Socialism kills jobs and wage earning options. Obama and his supporters are responsible for the decline (on all levels) in ability to make a living. Raising the minimum wage is never a fix. Admit it. The lack of real jobs for those who need to... 4 years ago from a Republican in Elgin, TX
Yes and it should be coupled to a maximum income within each organization so that the highest earner's income is capped as a multiple of the income of the lowest earner. 4 years ago from a Green in San Antonio, TX
There should be two minimum wages. One for legal adults and one for minors. The minimum wage is a joke, a person can't even feed him or herself on that kind of a wage. 4 years ago from a Republican in Campbell, CA
Let the marketplace dictate. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Longmont, CO
Yes but only as a required pay increase across the board for all employees people. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Woodburn, OR
No. They should eliminate the minimum wage in favor of a livable wage. The wage will be pegged to the cost of living in each state, so if prices go up, so does the livable wage. This will eliminate the need to be concerned about inflation, corporations... 4 years ago from a Green in Canton, GA
Federal minimum wage should be decreased slightly and set proportionately to congressional salaries. Both private and public sector positions should leave more room for advancement based on merit. 4 years ago from a Republican in North Richland Hills, TX
Leave it up to the states to decide but raise income for college certified/grads. 4 years ago from a Socialist in Tustin, CA
Yes but only slightly. The Feds should be doing more to creat jobs, like getting out of business way, so that more Americans do not end up trying to live on minimum wage which should be for entry level positions historically held by young unskilled... 4 years ago from a Republican in Tucson, AZ
Yes, but it should also incentivize companies to provide profit sharing benefits for their employees. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Marietta, GA
Minimum wage should be adjusted gradually on the order of CPI% plus a catch up 3% until minimum wage matches the present value of the year 2000 minimum wage. 4 years ago from a Republican in Centreville, VA
No minimum wage, fixed base income for everyone. 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Mission, KS