New Minimum Wage a Joke
The bill to increase the minimum wage put out by the wingnuts actually decreases the wage earned by the lowest paid workers:
....A provision in GOP-written minimum wage legislation passed by the House and under consideration this week by the Senate could change the law in those seven states - the others are Montana, Alaska, Minnesota and Oregon. It would deal a pay cut of $3 or more an hour to thousands of waiters, bellhops and hairdressers in those states, according to Democrats and labor groups.....
Workers' tips at issue in congressional minimum-wage bill