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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What is the minimum wage in Oregon?

The basic minimum wage in Oregon was $8.40 per hour in 2009 and 2010. Oregon state law provides for minimum wage adjustment annually for inflation based on the U.S. City Average Consumer Price Inde... Read More »

What is the minimum wage for the state of oregon?

According to the Labor Law Center, the state minimum wage in Oregon went from $7.95 an hour in 2008 to $8.40 an hour (USD) in 2009. The rate per hour is scheduled to stay $8.40 in 2010 with current... Read More »

What was the minimum wage in oregon in 2005?

In 2005, the Oregon minimum wage increased to $7.25, which was an increase of 20 cents, according to the Oregon Center for Public Policy. The minimum wage increase went into effect on January 1, 20... Read More »

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 »