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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Do restaurants in washington pay servers minimum wage?

Waitstaff are typically paid below minimum wage because they also get tips.

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 »

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