en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minimum_wage

A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers can legally pay their workers. .... Other concerns include purchasing power, inflation indexing and ..... of a negative association between minimum wages and employment remains.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_labor_problem

"The labor problem" is the economics term widely used toward the turn of the twentieth century with various applications. It has been defined in many ways, such as "the problem of improving the conditions of employment of the wage- earning classes." It encompasses the difficulties faced by wage-earners and employers who ... results in over-supply of labor and falling living standards for wage-laborers, ...

www.usa.gov/labor-laws

Nov 7, 2018 ... Learn about some important employment laws and issues. ... Employment Background Checks; Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA); Labor Unions; Minimum Wage, Overtime, ... National Employment Lawyers Association ...

toggl.com/pros-and-cons-of-raising-minimum-wage

Understand current/proposed federal and state minimum wage statutes, how they ... increases are not the working poor, but rather the richest members of society. ... Instead of putting off the minimum wage issue until workers fall further and ...

www.nolo.com/legal-encyclopedia/right-minimum-wage-32961.html

What kinds of workers are entitled to the minimum wage, and who is ... The idea behind the minimum wage is that people who work and contribute to society ... exercises discretion and independent judgment regarding significant issues.

www.fairlabor.org/global-issues/fair-compensation

Low pay is at the root of chronic social compliance issues, such as excessive hours ... While the report found the minimum wage in Banglesh set below the World ...

wol.iza.org/articles/does-increasing-the-minimum-wage-reduce-poverty-in-developing-countries/long

Whether raising minimum wages reduces—or increases—poverty depends on ... how minimum wages affect informal workers, and whether social safety nets are in ..... wages in developing countries is voluminous, but most of it concerns Latin  ...

www.dol.gov/oasam/programs/history/flsa1938.htm

Among these bills was a landmark law in the Nation's social and economic ... It provided for a 40-hour workweek, set a minimum weekly wage of $13 in the North ... Wage-hour legislation was a campaign issue in the 1936 Presidential race.

www.brookings.edu/opinions/americans-need-more-than-a-minimum-wage-hike

Raising the minimum wage to pay workers more could lift nearly 1 million out of poverty ... at very low costs, it's only a temporary solution to our problems at best. ... An affluent society should, in my view, provide them with a temporary safety net  ...