U.S. House approves $15 minimum wage but Senate prospects are dim

Business Jul 19, 2019

U.S. House approves $15 minimum wage but Senate prospects are dim

House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, but the bill has almost no chance in the Republican-controlled Senate. Passage was assured after centrists won concessions for a slower phase-in, over ...