Minimum Wage History

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History of the minimum wage in the USA
The first attempt to establish a federal minimum wage was in 1933 as part of the National Industrial Recovery Act but it wasn’t the first in the US history asMassachusetts passed minimum wage laws in 1912 covering only women and children.
The 1933 Act introduced a $0.25 per hour standard was set,but it was ruled unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court because of restricting the employers ' rights to set the price for their labor. So, the minimum wage was abolished to be reintroduced in 1938at $0.25 per hour under President Roosevelt 's the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The Act was signed to protect American workers from being exploited by covering youth employment standards, overtime pay, and
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