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Bill Would Exempt Disabled From Minimum Wage Law

Law360 (February 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- The Arizona legislature has proposed a bill that would exempt disabled workers from the state’s newly passed minimum wage law.

In the 2006 election, Arizona voters passed Proposition 202, which raised the state minimum wage from $5.15 an hour to $6.75 an hour. It exempted people employed by a parent or sibling, babysitters, government employees and the employees of some small businesses, but did not exempt disabled workers

Almost immediately after the law took effect on Jan. 1, lawmakers in both the House and Senate proposed...
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