What is minimum wage in Wisconsin?

Answer According to the Labor Law Center, the minimum wage in the state of Wisconsin was raised from the $6.50 an hour 2008 minimum to $7.25 an hour in 2009. This $7.25 rate will be the same in 2010.Sourc... Read More »

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Wisconsin Minimum Wage Act?

The Wisconsin Minimum Wage Act requires that workers be paid a "living wage." A living wage is a wage that allows workers to maintain minimum comfort, decency, and physical and moral well-being. Th... 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 »

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 »

Why is there a minimum wage?