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 ...
News, research and press releases, from the Employment Policies Institute.
Wage and Hour Division (WHD). Minimum Wage. Overview. The federal
minimum wage provisions are contained in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
This chart shows state minimum wage increases in effect as of Nov. 1, 2015, as
well as future enacted increases.
These will be in addition to the general Minimum Wage increase to $9.00 per
hour on December 31, 2015. Once the Regulations are finalized, the Department
Provides news, quick facts, resources, and campaigns to raise the minimum
wage at the state and federal levels. From the National Employment Law Project.
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
Although there are some exceptions, almost all employees in California must be
paid the minimum wage as required by state law. Effective July 1, 2014, 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 ...
Washington's minimum wage applies to workers in both agriculture and non-
agricultural jobs, although 14- and 15-year-olds may be paid 85% of the