The History of Minimum Wage Law
The federal minimum wage is backed by the Fair Labor Standards Act passed by Congress and signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938. Roosevelt pushed hard to get a minimum wage, along with other labor laws, passed as part of the New...
The Lochner era United States Supreme Court consistently invalidated
compulsory minimum wage laws. The laws were considered ...
Jul 21, 2016 ... Where is minimum wage going in the future? Today, we're going to explain the
history of minimum wage in the United States and around the ...
Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938: Maximum Struggle for a Minimum Wage By
Jonathan ... Against a history of judicial opposition, the depression-born FLSA
Year Nominal Min Wage Minimum Wage in 2012 Dollars 1929 1930 1931 1932
1933 1934 1935.
Jul 10, 2014 ... A minimum wage is the lowest wage that employers may legally pay to workers.
The first minimum wage law was enacted in 1894 in New ...
Jun 26, 2013 ... History of the Minimum Wage. Congress instituted the minimum wage in 1938 as
part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The first minimum ...
Adjusted for inflation, that would be worth $4.13 today. Scroll over the chart to see
historical minimum wage amounts, and their corresponding values in today's ...
Enforcement of wage and hour standards in the United States is weak (and
weakening). And the value of the American minimum wage—in historical and ...
Feb 28, 2014 ... As Congress debates whether or not to raise the federal minimum wage to
$10.10 from its current level of $7.25, here's a look back at when and ...