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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When did minimum wage start in New York?

Same time the country set the law of minimum wage.

How to make most being on minimum wage,single, and living in New York City?

I guess the best advice would be to find a higher paying job. Second you probably should move out of the areas where it is nearly impossible to survive on minimum wage due to higher living costs s... 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 »

What is the minimum wage in CT?

Minimum wage in Connecticut is currently $8 per hour; however, the state minimum wage will be raised to $8.25 per hour effective January 1, 2010, a full dollar higher than the federal minimum wage.... Read More »