11trh Circuit Court of Appeals

Court allows Minimum Wage Suit to go Forward

Birmingham effort to increase hourly minimum wage to $10.10 was blocked by Legislature.

AP-AL–Minimum Wage 11th Circuit revives Birmingham minimum wage lawsuit MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – A federal appeals court says a lawsuit can go forward challenging an Alabama law that blocked the city of Birmingham’s attempt to set a minimum wage. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday reversed a judge’s order dismissing the lawsuit. The majority-black city of Birmingham…