RELATING TO LABOR. Report Title: Minimum Wage; Employment Description: Annually increases minimum wage from January 1, 2015, to January 1, 2018. Annually increases the tip credit from January 1, 2015, to January 1, 2017, if the gross amount the employee receives from wages and tips for a taxable year is at least 250 per cent of the poverty level as determined by the Director of Labor and Industrial Relations. (HB2580 HD1)
Passed Third Reading as amended in HD 1 with Representative(s) Awana, Cabanilla, Cachola, Fale, Fukumoto, Har, Hashem, Ito, Johanson, Jordan, Kawakami, Kobayashi, Matsumoto, Onishi, Rhoads, Thielen, Tokioka, Tsuji, Ward, Yamashita voting aye with reservations; Representative(s) Hanohano, McDermott, Say voting no (3) and none excused (0). Transmitted to Senate.