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Wage payment legislation in the United States

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Published in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wages -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Gildersleeve Paterson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23357855M
    LC Control Number18013888

    Squatch talk14 December UTC The definition of a living wage has been stable since the s. The sources of these definitions are also great material to read to understand the thinking of the period. Union wages by city, The advantage of this table is that it shows wage rates for all the years from together, so one can easily see changes over time. This wiki article is titled the "Minimum wage in the United States".

    The minimum wage helps to regulate economic vices such as the high crime rates. If we want to write and source a connection that would make a lot of sense to add the "origin story," but that isn't what we currently have. Aside from variables such as educational background, number of hours worked, and labor force attachment, there are three notable, prevailing theories: 1 women hold a different, less-valued skill set in comparison to men, 2 overt wage discrimination continues to persist, and 3 women as a group are concentrated in lower-paying occupations than men. The amendments created an exemption for certain tobacco producing employees from the overtime provisions only in section 13 b On the other hand, opponents of minimum wage say it increases unemployment and poverty.

    No issue with the term "sweating" which appears both in the source documentation and doesn't have nebulous use in context. Contemporary discussion, as referenced in the source, doesn't mention other white labor, it mentions Asian and African American labor. An aspect of this assertion is the relative weakness of women in labor force attachment. Note that the U. The recently passed version of the USMCA includes protections for biologic pharmaceutical products specialty drugs made with living cellsbut as a result of the December Protocol these protections are less substantial than those in the original November 30, version of the agreement.


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Wage payment legislation in the United States book

Four factors determine the setting of a minimum wage: the needs of workers and their families, the capacity to pay, comparable wages income, and requirements for economic and social development. At this point you are just rejecting meaningful content for the sake of rejecting it.

This is because female or minority concentration depreciates wages. This is likely due to the supply and demand for women in the market because of family obligations. Lists union wages by city and then by occupation.

However, those criteria aren't met for the term "living wage. The EPAwhich is part of the Fair Labor Standards Act ofas amended FLSAand which is administered and enforced by the EEOCprohibits sex-based wage discrimination between men and women in the same establishment who perform jobs that require substantially equal skill, effort and responsibility under similar working conditions.

When the state and federal minimum wage differ the higher wage prevails. No special action is required regarding these talk page notices, other than regular verification using the archive tool instructions below.

The crucial emphasis is the fact that the work performed must be substantially equal. Lastly, and perhaps most convincing is the idea of occupational segregation. The link to the wiki article Davis—Bacon Act of is a perfect example of how this added material is a massive detour on the topic of this article, and a random three paragraph commentary on race.

Delaware enacted SBwhich phases in a two-step increase. See page 33 and his discussion of a minimum living wage.

See also: Gender pay gap and Wage theft Even in countries where market forces primarily set wage rates, studies show that there are still differences in remuneration for work based on sex and race. Nor is it clear why we should ignore sources that you added to the article that discuss Davis-Bacon as meaningful in the origins for the minimum wage.

Additionally, I added that they were also calling for reforms in working conditions beyond just wage rates. Our mission is to empower every American with the tools to understand and impact Congress.

Census report Negroes in the United States shows the most common occupations for Negroes in and Nevada will announce in July whether or not there will be a cost of living increase to their indexed minimum wage. If you could provide a standard work on the minimum wage and its history, that goes into a discussion of the Davis—Bacon act that would be great.

Minimum wages by David Neumark is a fairly standard book on the topic.The minimum wage in the United States is set by US labor law and a range of state and local laws.

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Employers generally have to pay workers the highest minimum wage prescribed by federal, state, and local law. Since July 24,the federal government has mandated a. Aug 15,  · August 15, If you’ve recently asked the question, what is the minimum wage in the United States?" you might be surprised to learn it went up again — from $/hour to $/hour — on.

Nevada will announce in July whether or not there will be a cost of living increase to their indexed minimum wage. Currently, 29 states and D.C. have minimum wages above the federal minimum wage of $ per hour.

Five states have not adopted a state minimum wage: Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina and Tennessee. They are different from wage and hour topics such as minimum wage laws, overtime laws, and leave laws.

Below are links to pages that contain summaries of and links related to each state’s wage payment requirements for private sector employers (some states have different laws for public sector employers). June 25, United States federal law that applies to employees engaged in and producing goods for interstate commerce.

The FLSA established a national minimum wage, guaranteed time and a half for overtime in certain jobs, and prohibited most employment of minors in "oppressive child labor," a term defined in the statute. Full text of "Wage payment legislation in the United States" See other formats.