Search Form
Now choose a category »

Key Votes

SF 875 - Minimum Wage Increase - Key Vote

Minnesota Key Votes

Prettner Solon Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

Read statements Prettner Solon made in this general time period.

Stages

Family

Issues

Stage Details

Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (89-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum wage.

Highlights:
- Increases the minimum wage that must be paid by large employers to $6.75 an hour by July 24, 2008, and to $7.75 an hour by July 24, 2009 (Sec. 1). - Defines large employers as businesses with gross sales exceeding $625,000 a year (Sec. 1). - Increases the minimum wage that must be paid by small employers to $5.75 an hour by July 24, 2008, and to $6.75 an hour by July 24, 2009 (Sec. 1). - Defines small employers as businesses with gross sales less than $625,000 a year (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (Senate) (40-18) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum wage.

Highlights:
- Increases the minimum wage that must be paid by large employers to $6.75 an hour by July 24, 2008, and to $7.75 an hour by July 24, 2009 (Sec. 1). - Defines large employers as businesses with gross sales exceeding $625,000 a year (Sec. 1). - Increases the minimum wage that must be paid by small employers to $5.75 an hour by July 24, 2008, and to $6.75 an hour by July 24, 2009 (Sec. 1). - Defines small employers as businesses with gross sales less than $625,000 a year (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (82-45) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the small employer minimum wage to $6.75 an hour and the large employer minimum wage to $7.90 an hour by July 24, 2009.

Highlights:
-Defines large employers as having a gross volume of $625,000 or more per year and small employers as having a gross volume of less than $625,000 per year (Sec. 1). -Allows an employer to pay an employee under the age of 20 years a wage of $5.25 an hour during the first 90 consecutive days of employment, effective July 24, 2008 (Sec. 1). -Requires the minimum wage to increase after 2009 at the same rate as the percentage increase in the rate of inflation as determined by the Consumer Price Index (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-23) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that raises the small employer minimum wage to $6.75 and the large employer minimum wage to $7.75 by August 1, 2008.

Highlights:
- Raises the minimum wage for large employers from $6.15 to $6.75 by August 1, 2007 and then to $7.75 by August 1, 2008 (sec. 1). - Raises the minimum wage for small employers from $5.25 to $5.75 by August 1, 2007 and then to $6.75 by August 1, 2008 (sec. 1). - Increases the minimum wage yearly, according to the consumer price index, starting November 1, 2008 (sec. 1). - Defines a large employer as a business that has yearly gross sales of over $625,000, and a small employer as one who has yearly gross sales less then $625,000 (sec. 1). - Eliminates ‘training pay’ during the first 90 days of employment for an employee under the age of 20 (sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Minimum Wage Increase

Sponsors

Skip to top
Back to top