15 states, plus the District of Columbia, index their minimum wages to rise
automatically with the cost of living. 10 states currently index minimum wage
A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers may legally pay to
workers. Equivalently, it is the price floor below which workers may not sell their ...
The federal minimum wage for covered nonexempt employees is $7.25 per hour
effective July 24, 2009. The federal minimum wage provisions are contained in ...
News, research and press releases, from the Employment Policies Institute.
Apr 14, 2016 ... This chart shows state minimum wage rates in effect as of Jan. 1, 2016, as well as
future enacted increases. Fourteen states begin the new year ...
The federal minimum wage was introduced in 1938 during the Great Depression
under President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. It was initially set at $0.25 per hour ...
1 day ago ... The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected a challenge by business groups to
Seattle's law raising its minimum wage to $15 an hour, a move ...
Apr 19, 2016 ... A $15 minimum wage initiative called "Fair Wage Act of 2016" (#15-0032) was
certified for the November 8, 2016, ballot in California as an ...
The minimum wage is a critical labor standard meant to ensure a fair wage for
this country's lowest paid workers. EPI researchers have examined how the ...
In 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act established a federal minimum wage to
serve as “a floor below wages,” to reduce poverty and to ensure that economic ...