Summary: H.R.6422 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (12/08/2006)

Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to revise minimum wage provisions to require: (1) payment of an hourly wage (or salary equivalent) sufficient to enable a full-time worker to cover housing, food, childcare, transportation, and healthcare expenses for a family of four based on regional or municipal cost-of-living standards; (2) an additional amount to enable such worker to obtain any fringe benefits not provided by the worker's employer; (3) annual cost-of-living adjustments to such wage levels; and (4) wage increases for federal and contract workers proportionately equal to congressional pay raises. Makes these requirements applicable to wages paid in the Northern Mariana Islands.