Congress Delays Push for 15 Minimum Wage Hike

The U.S. Senate signaled it was likely to bar any increase in the federal minimum wage in the near future when it approved the outline of President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus measure on Feb. 5, along with a nonbinding amendment that would

delay taking action to raise the minimum wage until after the pandemic.Critics of raising the minimum wage during the coronavirus crisis said small businesses, in particular, are struggling to stay afloat and requiring them to raise wages now would forc

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