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S 659 - Minimum Wage - Key Vote

Rhode Island Key Votes

Maryellen Goodwin voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (31-6) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would adjust the minimum wage annually using the consumer price index.

Highlights:
-Increases the minimum wage annually beginning on 01/01/2011 by an amount equal to the U.S. Department of Labor consumer price index for the northeast region (Sec. 1). -Requires that no annual minimum wage increase exceed 3% (Sec. 1). -Requires that the department of labor notify Rhode Island employers of minimum wage increases by mail at least 45 days in advance (Sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) - (Key vote)

Title: Minimum Wage

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