Posts Tagged ‘ Raise the Wage Act of 2021 ’

Congressional Budget Office Points to Possible Fallouts from Increased Minimum Wage

Mar 18th, 2021

As the administration presses for raising the federal minimum wage, a nonpartisan analysis issued by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) examines how the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 would impact facets of the national budget. The same report delves into how increased wages could impact employment by leading some companies to lean on machinery […]

Democrats Aim to Raise Minimum Wage to $15/hr.

Feb 1st, 2021

With Joe Biden sworn in as the nation’s 46th president, the new administration comes with an agenda for providing ongoing aid to Americans—including increases to the federal minimum wage. Those changes, the President says, should not only provide immediate relief for the lowest-earning workers, but additional improvements going forward. “Hard working Americans deserve sufficient wages […]