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 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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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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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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Why is there a minimum wage law?

Minimum wage in the United States was set to provide a fair rate for workers. This law prohibits employers from paying their employees unsatisfactory wages for the work performed.Fun FactMinimum w... Read More »
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What does minimum wage mean?

Minimum wage is the least amount an employer may pay an employee for one hour of work. The federal government sets a minimum wage for the U.S. Some states have enacted their own minimum wages law... Read More »
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