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2014 House Bill 5579: Prohibit employment for less than mandated wage
  1. Introduced by Rep. Margaret O'Brien (R) on May 14, 2014, to make it unlawful to employ Extend Medicaid health insurance claims taxa worker for less than $8.15 an hour beginning in December 2014, notwithstanding any voluntary agreement between the employer and employee. The current state minimum wage level mandated for hourly employees not covered by a federal wage mandate is $7.40 an hour. The bill would also increase the minimum wage for employees who receive part of their compensation in tips from $2.65 to $2.75 an hour.
    • Referred to the House Commerce Committee on May 14, 2014.