1977 minimum wage law Fair labor standards act with 1977 amendments. by United States

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  • Labor laws and legislation -- United States,
  • Minimum wage -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Overtime -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Child labor -- Law and legislation -- United States

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ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Conferences Committees, 1977., Bureau of National Affairs (Washington, D.C.)
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LC ClassificationsKF3455.A313 A2 1977
The Physical Object
Pagination15 p., p. 51-55, 101-137 ;
Number of Pages137
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Open LibraryOL4764135M
LC Control Number78111342

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Posted on January 2, Ap The hourly wage rate was raised to $ The hourly wage rate was raised to $ The law for minimum wage in the US is mandated by FLSA guidelines and the current minimum wage standard is $/ hour. These changes were mandated by the Fair.

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The Minimum Wage Study Commission was established in to aid Congress in investigating the effects and possible consequences of two proposed changes in the minimum wage law: indexing the wage to inflation and providing for a youth differential.

This paper seeks to determine to what extent the Minimum Wage Study Commission's work has been helpful in policy. In its proposal to increase the minimum wage, the Clinton administration and some scholars have claimed that employment would not be adversely affected.

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Low-income minorities are often hardest hit by the unemployment that follows in the wake of minimum-wage laws. The last year when the black unemployment rate was lower than the white unemployment rate wasthe last year before there was a federal minimum-wage law. (para. 10). 47The poverty line used here is the official poverty line with which there are many problems.

Refer to the chapter on Poverty and Welfare to understand this issue. Minimum Wage: the lowest wage that may legally be paid for an hour’s work Living Wage: a wage sufficient to keep a. The minimum wage is the lowest legal wage companies can pay workers. The U.S.

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[] National Minimum Wage Act, [No. 5.] Enforcement SectionNo. 16 Industrial Relations Act,No. 26 This Act may be cited as the National Minimum Wage Act, (2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as, by.

How Fair Are the Fair Labor Standards. James Bovard 0 n February 3 President Clinton proposed to raise the federal minimum wage from $ to $ an n's proposal is evoking harsh. Minimum wage laws set forth the lowest hourly wage rate an employer may pay employees to perform work.

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95–, § 2(b), substituted provisions for a minimum wage rate of not less than the minimum wage rate in effect under par. (1) after Dec. 31,for provisions for a minimum wage rate of not less than $ an hour during the period ending Dec. 31,$ an hour during the year beginning Jan. 1,$2 an hour during the year.

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