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Example sentences from the Web for minimum wage
The report is sure to animate the already heated debate over whether to include raising the federal minimum wage in legislation to help the sputtering economic recovery and aid vaccine distribution.CBO report finds $15 minimum wage would cost jobs but lower poverty levels|Eli Rosenberg|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Day-care operators, whose facilities have been mostly open for months, said their employees tend to be older and earn minimum wage, and deserve priority.D.C. opens vaccination sign-up times for day-care, charter school workers|Ian Shapira|February 7, 2021|Washington Post
It would also raise the minimum wage, increase the child tax credit, provide rental assistance and money for nutrition programs, while setting aside hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to state and local governments.The economy gained just 49,000 jobs in January, as recover sputters amid pressure from virus|Eli Rosenberg|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
They say the costs are too high and the mandate too far-flung, such as an initial call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage and provisions for climate change.State Budgets Are In Tatters. Republicans in Washington Say Too Bad|Philip Elliott|February 4, 2021|Time
At $14 an hour, I was earning $1 more than at my other job and $4 and change above the city’s minimum wage.The Toxicity of Restaurant Kitchens Is Exactly Why I Never Reported Abuses|Lindsey Danis|February 4, 2021|Eater
He was treated like an immigrant, working for minimum wage, missing his family and having to move on from his musical career.
Remove the roast from the pan and let rest for a minimum of 15 minutes.Make Carla Hall’s Roasted Pork Loin With Cranberries|Carla Hall|December 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A gifted marketer, he sent samples of the hat to merchandisers all over the West, asking for a minimum order of a dozen.
Of course, declining or stagnant wage growth started well before this president took office.
To work at Rizzoli you had to be fluent in several languages: three was the minimum when I began.The Bookstore That Bewitched Mick Jagger, John Lennon, and Greta Garbo|Felice Picano|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
If the high wage is paid and the short hours are granted, then the price of the thing made, so it seems, rises higher still.
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
They wage war as a tribe on account of wrongs done to a private individual.
The minimum wage law ought to form, in one fashion or another, a part of the code of every community.
British Dictionary definitions for minimum wage
Cultural definitions for minimum wage
The lowest legal hourly wage.