Minimum wage would be $22.00 an hour if it were left up to Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren. The Senator made a case for increasing the minimum wage last week during a Senate Committee on Health, Labor and Pensions hearing. The Senator cited a study that suggested the federal minimum wage would have stood at nearly $22 an hour today if it had kept up with increased rates in worker productivity. Wouldn’t that be great? This is an article every working American should read.