Employers Likely to Seek Exceptions in $15 Minimum Wage Bill

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Employers are getting a look at a bill that would set a $15-an-hour federal minimum wage by 2025. The bill, which is in line with President Joe Biden’s call for an increase in the federal minimum, which has stood at $7.25 since 2009, is likely to spur calls for relief from certain employers, according to attorneys who work with businesses on employment law matters.

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The Raise the Wage Act of 2021, introduced in Congress on January 26, calls for an initial bump in the minimum to $9.50 with phased-in increases through 2025. It also

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