H.R.5787 - Minimum Wage Competitiveness Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-24] (Introduced 07/13/2006)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||09/19/2006 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.|
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Summary: H.R.5787 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/13/2006)
Minimum Wage Competitiveness Act of 2006 - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the federal minimum wage to: (1) $6.00 an hour, beginning on the 60th day after enactment of this Act; (2) $6.75 an hour, beginning six months after that 60th day; and (3) $7.15 an hour, beginning 12 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.