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Substandard wages.

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor.

Substandard wages.

Hearings before a subcommittee of the Committee on Education and Labor, United States Senate, Seventy-eighth Congress, second session, pursuant to S. Con. Res. 48, a resolution determining that a straight time hourly rate of 65 cents is the minimum below which the National War Labor Board shall consider any wage rate substandard.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Education and Labor.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Minimum wage -- United States.,
    • Cost and standard of living -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E3 1944
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6491847M
      LC Control Number45035493
      OCLC/WorldCa6617503

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        An year-old law makes it okay for businesses to pay people with disabilities less than minimum wage. But both Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders have called for an end to the practice, and bipartisan Author: Sara Luterman.   “He knew the Polish workers were working ‘off the books,’ that they were doing demolition work, that they were non-union, that they were paid substandard wages with no overtime pay, and that.


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Con. Res. 48, a resolution determining that a straight time hourly rate of 65 cents is the minimum below which the National War Labor Board shall consider any wage rate substandard, part 1. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) provides for the employment of certain individuals at wage rates below the minimum wage.

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Emigrants are offered substandard wages and living conditions and are compelled to work overtime without extra payment. Jump down to WAGES Jump down to PRICES for Chart from the U.S. Dept of Labor shows the first federal minimum wage law enacted in (25 cents), and all subsequent increases through By contrast, certain states enacted minimum wage laws as far back as the s.

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