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SB 253 - Allowing Employers to Count Tips as Credit Against Minimum Wage - Key Vote

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Legislation - Motion Rejected (Senate) (21-29) - (Key vote)

Title: Allowing Employers to Count Tips as Credit Against Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to advance a bill to third reading that allows an employer of a tipped employee to count the employee's tips as wages after the minimum wage rises above $6.90 an hour in order to make up the difference between $6.90 and the new minimum wage.

Highlights:
-Requires that the employee receive at least the minimum wage when direct wages and tips are combined (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SECOND READING VOTE TO CUT OFF DEBATE ON THE BILL AND ADVANCE IT TO THE THIRD READING IN WHICH AN UP-OR-DOWN VOTE FOR PASSAGE WILL OCCUR.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Allowing Employers to Count Tips as Credit Against Minimum Wage

Sponsors

  • Donald J. Steinbeisser (MT - R) (Out Of Office)
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