The History of Minimum Wage Infographic

Did you know the first federal minimum wage was established in 1938? Since then, it has been raised 22 times by 12 different presidents. And, at the state level, Massachusetts was the first state to pass a minimum wage law.

It’s clear by the headlines minimum wage is a hot topic. The new year brings with it many changes to state minimum wage rates. Because of this, we thought it might be fun to take a look back at the history of this continuously changing topic and compile some fun facts.

We are excited to introduce our latest infographic – feel free to download, print and share!