INFOGRAPHIC: The History of Minimum Wage
It all began in 1938 with the introduction of the federal minimum wage.
Nearly 80 years later, minimum wage law is a hot topic here on Labor Law News – and headline news in general. Month after month, we’re excited to highlight the latest states, cities AND counties updating existing laws or passing brand-new ones to increase minimum wage rates for employees.
In the scope of your labor law compliance program, keeping up with the minimum wage trend is a complex effort. But, have you ever found yourself wondering:
- How many times has the federal minimum wage changed?
- What was the first state to have a minimum wage?
- How many cities and counties have passed minimum wage laws?
We did too – and more. The History of Minimum Wage infographic is a fact-filled history of this continuously changing topic. Feel free to download, print and share!
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