Minimum Wage Legislation

Ms. Geewax spoke about minimum wage legislation. She discussed her work over the past year on a project about the efforts by… read more

Ms. Geewax spoke about minimum wage legislation. She discussed her work over the past year on a project about the efforts by Senator Edward Kennedy (D-MA) to get an up-or-down vote on the legislation. Her story will run in December 4 newspapers. She responded to questions and comments from viewers.

The current federal minimum wage has been 5.15 since 1997. Currently 17 states and Washington D.C. have established state minimum wages in excess of the federal minimum wage. 38 states have introduced bills regarding their minimum wage during the 2005 legislative session. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Nov 28, 2005

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  • Nov 28, 2005 | 7:49am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 2005 | 11:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
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