What is the minimum wage in Japan?

Answer According to Japan's Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the minimum wage varies across 47 prefectures and 251 industries. Tokyo, Osaka, and Kanagawa have the highest required rates, Â¥5,465 (a... 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 »

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?

When did the minimum wage become law?

Minimum wage laws first began at the state level, but the Great Depression prompted the federal government to create a national minimum wage. The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 created the federa... Read More »