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Analysis of coverage and wage rates of state minimum wage laws and orders

Regina M. Neitzey

Analysis of coverage and wage rates of state minimum wage laws and orders

August 1, 1965

by Regina M. Neitzey

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Labor, Women"s Bureau in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minimum wage -- Law and legislation -- United States -- States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[written by Regina M. Neitzey and Mary C. Manning].
    SeriesBulletin -- 291, Bulletin (United States. Women"s Bureau) -- 291.
    ContributionsManning, Mary C., United States. Women"s Bureau.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 130 p.
    Number of Pages130
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22955730M

    If your state has a minimum wage, your employees are always entitled to the higher wage or the law that offers the most benefits, whether that be federal or state. minimum wage laws by state For each state, we’ve included the minimum wages for the five largest cities, or the cities with independent minimum wages, if there are less than five. Minimum Wage Rates by State. Posted Octo Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the current federal minimum wage rate for nonexempt employees is $ per hour.A number of states have adopted the federal minimum wage rate as their state minimum wage rate.

    minimum wage shall be adjusted annually for inflation per Consumer Price Index; must remain at least $1 above fed. min. wage) No None for employees age 18+ Arizona Except for certain public employees follows current federal rules. (A.R.S. § , ) $ for tipped employees (i.e., up to $ less than the minimum wage); If employees. L. 95–, §2(b), substituted provisions for a minimum wage rate of not less than the minimum wage rate in effect under par. (1) after Dec. 31, , for provisions for a minimum wage rate of not less than $ an hour during the period ending Dec. 31, , $ an hour during the year beginning Jan. 1, , $2 an hour during the year.

      Regarding other labor market policies and institutions, the authors find that more restrictive labor standards and higher union coverage strengthen the disemployment effects of minimum wages, while employment protection laws and active labor market policies designed to bring unemployed individuals into the work force help to offset these by: Prevailing wage rate fees are allowed to be used for education programs on public contracting and purchasing laws in addition to the prevailing wage rate law. Oregon’s prevailing wage rate law is amended to require contractors and subcontractors on public works projects to prepare weekly certified payroll statements and submit them to theFile Size: KB.


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Analysis of coverage and wage rates of state minimum wage laws and orders by Regina M. Neitzey Download PDF EPUB FB2

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State Minimum Wages: An Overview Congressional Research Service Summary The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), enacted inis the federal law that establishes the general minimum wage that must be paid to all covered workers. While the FLSA mandates broad minimum wage coverage, states have the option of establishing minimum wage rates that.

Analysis of Coverage and Wage Rates of State Minimum Wage Laws and Orders, August 1, Women's Bureau Bulletin, No. by United States. Women's Bureau. Therefore, if a state has a minimum wage that is higher than the federal minimum wage, employers subject to the state minimum wage law are obligated to pay the higher rate to employees working in that state.

Numerous states and localities have increased their minimum wage rates above that of the federal government. This report begins with a brief discussion of FLSA minimum wage coverage. It then provides a summary of state minimum wage laws, followed by an examination of rates and mechanisms of adjustments in states with minimum wage levels above the FLSA rate (Table 1 provides summary data).

The minimum wage, the lowest hourly amount that an employee may be paid for their labor, is determined by both state and Federal labor laws in the United the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act, states and localities are permitted to set their own minimum wage rates, which will take precedence over the Federal minimum wage rate if they are higher.

See Fact Sheet #39B, Prevailing Wages and Commensurate Wages under Section 14(c) of the FLSA, for a discussion on how to determine prevailing wage rates.

Determine the "standard" for the job - which reflects the productivity, in terms of quality and quantity, of an experienced worker who does not have a disability - through an accepted method. This is expected to effectively reduce the number of minimum wage rates across the country to from about 2, minimum wage rates at present.

Codification of labour laws will remove the multiplicity of definitions and authorities, leading to ease of compliance without compromising wage security and social security to workers.

Minimum wage laws set forth the lowest hourly wage rate an employer may pay employees to perform work. Although minimum wage laws are fairly comprehensive in their coverage, most provide exemptions and/or limitations to their applicability based on factors such as an employee’s age, an employer’s size, the type of industry, whether an employee receives tips, the type of work performed.

There is no clarity on whether the minimum wages will be set at the same level for all industries. This means that without the schedule, the minimum wage rates set at the state-level might be based on the wages paid to the poorest workers, thereby bringing down wages in all sectors.

: Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey, Third Edition, Supplement (): Gregory K. McGillivary: Books. Further, the bottom 10% of the overall U.S. workforce is increasingly found in states with a minimum wage no higher than the federal minimum of $ per hour, meaning they were less likely to be affected by state-level minimum wage increases across the country (EPI b).1 For more on the relationship between state-level minimum wages and wage growth for low-wage workers, see the.

Media coverage of minimum wage changes provides a window into the minimum wage research landscape. Changes in states’ minimum wage rates bring news stories on the wage gains workers will receive. Q: In addition to the federal minimum wage, my state and city have their own minimum wage laws.

Which rate applies. A: If all three apply to the employee, you must comply with the rate most generous to the employee.

For example, if your state minimum wage is $ and the local minimum wage is $, you must generally pay your non-exempt employees who work in that city at least $ per. A total workforce management system can help organizations meet their legal obligations related to wages and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Effective Jcovered non-exempt workers are entitled to a minimum wage of not less than $ per hour, and overtime pay at a rate not less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay is required after 40 hours of work in a workweek.

State Minimum-Wage Laws and Orders: An Analysis: Women's Bureau Bulletin, No. State Minimum-Wage Laws and Orders: An Analysis: Women's Bureau Bulletin, No. by Florence P.

(Florence Patteson) Smith, Mary Loretta Sullivan. Minimum wage laws have existed now for over years and will likely continue to exist for the foreseeable future, the evidence be damned.

Such laws have considerable emotional appeal, but according to Neumark and Wascher, they actually do a lot /5(13). Wage and Hour Answer Book, Edition gives you authoritative, plain-English explanations of how and when the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and other wage and hour laws govern the employer-employee relationship, and what may happen when violations occur.

The FLSA does not supersede any state or local laws that are more favorable to employees. Therefore, if a state has a minimum wage that is higher than the federal minimum wage, employers subject to the state minimum wage law are obligated to pay the higher rate to employees working in that state.

Minimum Wage Rates for Listed by State. The following is a list of minimum wage rates for each state effective as of State increases are detailed in the list for upcoming years where stipulated. Nationwide rate change data provided by the National Conference of State Legislatures.The minimum wage is the lowest hourly wage an employee can legally be paid for their work.

The federal government and fourty-five of the fifty states have minimum wage laws. You can use the map above to compare state minimum wage rates across the country, and click on any state for more detailed information. This includes the state minimum wage raising to $, which is due to raise to $ byand requires earned paid sick time benefits to be available.

California: raised minimum wage to $ for companies with fewer than 25 employees and $ for those with 26 employees or more.