During his 2020 campaign, now President Biden promised to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, something progressives have long been proposing.  The Democratic-held House of Representatives introduced and passed the Raise the Wage Act in 2019, but the bill never reached a vote in the then-GOP controlled Senate.
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Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, employers in some instances may deduct money directly from the employee’s paycheck, notably for mistake or fraud. Continue reading for an in-depth look at the relevant laws retailers need to understand.
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