House Democrats would like Republicans to know that because they’re moving ship on a reported plan B to raise the minimum wage in the U.S. According to reports, Democrats are prepared to levy taxable fines against large corporations where their employees simply just don’t make enough.
Those fines per Washington would begin roughly at 5%. Employers would then be subject to higher fines as time goes on and would not be able to avoid them by simply outsourcing their employees. The Hill reports that such would be one of the first times that Washington would have ever reversed course and stuck it to corporations.