Should States Preempt Local Governments from Passing Higher Minimum Wage Ordinances?

Author: Stephanie Scott, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

 While the federal government sets a minimum wage that is the nationwide “floor,” many state legislatures have passed their own laws requiring a minimum wage above the federal minimum. Recently, individual cities and localities have further tried to account for inflation and higher-cost living expenses by passing local minimum wages above the state and federal minimums. Continue reading “Should States Preempt Local Governments from Passing Higher Minimum Wage Ordinances?”