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"100 Hours" Update: U.S. House Passes H.R. 2 - Increasing the Federal Minimum Wage to $7.25

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By Admin on January 10, 2007 4:55 PM

As part of the 100 Hours legislative agenda the U.S. House of Representatives has passed H.R. 2 - The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007.  This will increase the federal minimum wage -- currently $5.15 per hour -- to $7.25 per hour over the next two years.  The vote was 315-116.

More on the minimum wage from FindLaw: Minimum Wage and Overtime Basics, State Minimum Wage Table.