5 States Sue Biden Over Minimum Wage Increase for Federal Contractors

1 year ago
Five U.S. states are suing the Biden administration over its new minimum wage hike that requires federal agencies to pay contractors $15 per hour. The change went into effect on Jan. 30, covering some 500,000 businesses that employ one-fifth of the entire U.S. labor force. The attorneys general of Arizona, Idaho, Indiana, Nebraska, and South Carolina, led by Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich, mounted a federal lawsuit (pdf) arguing that President Joe Biden lacked statutory au...
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