Can you survive in Brooklyn with a full time minimum wage salary?

Answer About the least you will pay to rent a 1 bedroom apartment would be $950. So you can figure it out from there. Add in food, laundry and transportation. Rent may or may not include gas and electr... Read More »

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When was the last time minimum wage went up?

The federal minimum wage went up to $7.25 per hour on July 24, 2009. The rate applies to nonexempt employees. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) contains the wage provisions. An employee is entitl... Read More »

When was the last time minimum wage was raised?

The federal minimum wage in the U.S. was last raised on July 24, 2009 to $7.25 an hour, as of 2010. This was the last step of a three-step minimum wage increase that went into effect in 2007, accor... Read More »

What year did the federal minimum wage go into effect&how much was the minimum wage?

The United States has not always had a minimum-wage law. The federally mandated minimum-wage law began in 1938. It was enacted by the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration. At the time, the federall... Read More »

Does minimum wage apply to part-time people?

The minimum wage law (also known as the Fair Labor Standard Act) applies to all United States workers, including part time workers. The FLSA requires employers pay their employees nothing less than... Read More »