Democrats introduce proposal to raise minimum wage to $15 by 2025
WASHINGTON - House and Senate Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday that would gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 over the next five years.
The bill, if passed would increase the minimum wage to $9.50 in 2021, $11 in 2022, $12.50 in 2023, $14 in 2024, and finally $15 in 2025. The current minimum wage is $7.25.
JUST IN: House and Senate Democrats introduce legislation to raise the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 by 2025. pic.twitter.com/yW9hGZmmYK— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) January 26, 2021
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