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Alabama Legislature puts a stop to Birmingham’s higher minimum wage

by Albert L. Vreeland ************************ UPDATE 2/26/16 ************************ As expected, on Thursday, February 25, the Alabama Legislature passed a bill preempting any local legislation (city or county) imposing a higher minimum wage or mandating a minimum level of employee benefits.  The bill was signed into law by Governor Robert Bentley shortly thereafter, rendering the Birmingham […]