Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson D-Highland Park on February 13, 2013
To make it unlawful to employ a worker for less than $7.90 an hour beginning in 2014, increasing in steps to $10 an hour in 2016, 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. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on February 13, 2013