S.2370 - Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Kennedy, Edward M. [D-MA] (Introduced 04/29/2004)|
|Latest Action:||05/03/2004 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 496.|
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Summary: S.2370 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/29/2004)
Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2004 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the Federal minimum wage to: (1) $5.85 an hour, beginning on the 60th day after enactment of this Act; (2) $6.45 an hour, beginning 12 months after that 60th day; and (3) $7.00 an hour, beginning 24 months after that 60th day.
Makes Federal minimum wage requirements applicable to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Sets forth a transition period during which a specified minimum wage there shall be gradually increased to equal the Federal minimum wage.