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

Answer 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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California Minimum Wage Questions?

California is one of 16 states (plus the District of Columbia) where the 2010 minimum wage rate is higher than the federal rate. The federal minimum wage rate is $7.25. When a state has a different... Read More »

What was the minimum wage of California in 1999?

The minimum wage was $5.75 an hour in California in 1999. As of June 2000, when California's 1999 minimum wage rate remained in effect, the hourly federal minimum wage was $5.15. Only California an... Read More »

What is the minimum wage for riverside, california?

As of June 2010, minimum wage in Riverside, California is $8 per hour. This was part of two-step process signed into law by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2006 that raised the minimum wage from $6.7... Read More »

When did the minimum wage change in California?

The last minimum wage change in California went into effect on January 1, 2008. As of that date, the current minimum wage in the state is $8.00, representing a 6.7 percent increase over the previou... Read More »