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 How is minimum wage determined?

Answer The minimum hourly wage which employers must pay their workers is determined by federal and state laws. As of July 24, 2009, the federal minimum wage was $7.25 per hour; in some states, higher mini... Read More »
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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 »
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Living Wage Vs. Minimum Wage?

Many U.S. cities have adopted popular but controversial living wage ordinances which require certain companies and industries who receive government contracts or tax incentives to pay wages that ar... Read More »
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Why was the minimum wage set?

When President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) into law in June 1938, he put the principle of a federal minimum wage into action. The minimum wage was intended to p... Read More »
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How much is the us minimum wage?

According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, the federal minimum wage increased to $7.25 on July 24, 2009. Workers under 20 can be paid $4.25 per hour during their first 90 days of employment. Employ... Read More »
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