Obama signs executive order raising minimum wage for federal contractors to $10.10

  • Article by: JULIE PACE , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 12, 2014 - 2:05 PM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama increased the minimum wage for a few hundred thousand federal contractors on Wednesday, then pressed the divided Congress to pass broader legislation that would apply to all workers. Obama declared, "It's the right thing to do."

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iamftsFeb. 12, 14 8:16 AM

This raising of the minimum wage from the executive branch is political corruption in action. It is a payday for union bosses. Union membership wages at nearly all levels are tied to the minimum wage. The pay increases will go all the way up to the top. Cronie capitalism goes unchecked. All of DC is corrupt.

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