Today Congressman James Langevin and Congressman David Cicilline
held a news conference to call for the increase in minimum wage.
The Congressmen discussed their support of the Fair Minimum
Wage Act which proposes to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour
over three years.
Currently the federal minimum wage is set at $7.25 per hour
and the Rhode Island
minimum wage, which was raised in January, is set at $7.75 per hour.
Additional labor leaders and stakeholders were also in
10 Orms Street Providence, R.I. 02904
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNE.
All Rights Reserved.