President Obama to sign minimum wage order today

Minimum Wage Order to be Signed by President Obama Today

The president hopes the measure, which increases the minimum wage for federal contractors, will spur Congress to increase the minimum wage for all workers from $7.25 to $10.10

by The Grio, February 12, 2014

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President Obama to sign minimum wage order today

President Obama to sign minimum wage order today

The White House says President Barack Obama will sign an executive order Wednesday increasing the minimum wage for federal contractors.

Obama first announced the measure during his State of the Union address. He has cast the move as a way to spur Congress to increase the hourly minimum wage for all workers from $7.25 to $10.10.

The president will sign the order at a White House event.

Read it at The Grio.

 
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