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Capitol Correspondence - 12.03.18

U.S. House to Hold Hearing on Minimum Wage

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UPDATED AFTERNOON OF 12/3: This hearing has been postponed due to the late President George H.W. Bush laying in-state at the U.S. Capitol. Please visit the link mentioned in the article in the coming days, as a new date will be announced there. ANCOR will also share when the new date is known. 

 

The U.S. House of Representatives’ Education and Workforce Committee will hold a hearing on December 5, 2018 at 2pm ET titled “Mandating a $15 Minimum Wage: Consequences for Workers and Small Businesses.” In addition to the topic of minimum wage, ANCOR has heard that the issue of 14c subminimum wage programs might also be discussed during the hearing. While this is all the information that is available at this time, please check this page on the day of the hearing for a webcast, as well as materials such as witness lists and written testimonies.