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2012 Senate Bill 1177: Prohibit employment for less than specified wage
  1. Introduced by Sen. Bert Johnson (D) on June 12, 2012, to make it unlawful to employ a worker for less than $7.90 an hour beginning in 2013, increasing in steps to $10 in 2015, notwithstanding any voluntary agreement between the employer and employee. The current state minimum wage level required for hourly employees not covered by a federal wage mandate is $7.40 an hour.
    • Referred to the Senate Government Operations Committee on June 12, 2012.

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