Rep. Aaron Ling Johanson addresses HB916 – Minimum Hourly Wage

From the floor session in the chamber – House of Representatives

RELATING TO MINIMUM HOURLY WAGE.
Report Title: Minimum Wage; Consumer Price Index
Description: Increases the minimum hourly wage to $8.75 per hour beginning January 1, 2014; adjusts the minimum hourly wage thereafter in accordance with the consumer price index; and increases the tip credit to thirty cents.

Passed Second Reading and referred to the committee(s) on FIN with Representative(s) Evans, Hanohano, Kawakami, McKelvey, Thielen, Tokioka, Ward, Yamashita voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Cheape, Fale, Fukumoto, Johanson, McDermott voting no (5) and Representative(s) Carroll, Har, Oshiro, Takumi excused (4).

Contact: repjohanson@capitol.hawaii.gov Excerpt from Capitol TV – Feb 05, 2012

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