An Act to Promote the Economic Recovery with a Strong Minimum Wage

S.951Lead Sponsor: Sen. Pacheco

Last Update: 6/12/2012

Incomes for work have flat-lined for the middle-class and working poor, and increasing the minimum wage to $10 per hour would bring thousands of Massachusetts residents out of poverty.  Adjustments to the minimum wage address wage gap can help put working Americans back on equal footing, and make sure that as businesses thrive, employees benefit more from their hard work, too.

Status:  4/5/2012: Bill is in the Senate Ways and Means Committee.

3/20/2012: Reported favorably out of the Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

Action: Ask your legislators to support the bill & ask them to contact the Senate Ways and Means Committee  to report out the bill.

Previous Actions/Updates
Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce DevelopmentAsk your legislators to support the bill & ask them to contact Committee on Labor and Workforce Development Chairs Sen. Wolf and Rep Coakley-Rivera to report out the bill

 

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