Minimum Wage

[ˈmɪnəməm | weɪdʒ]

The minimum wage is referred to the lowest pay per hour that an employee is paid, which has been instructed by the federal law. The Minimum Wage laws were first introduced in Australia and New Zealand; this was in order to make an improvement and raise the wage of unskilled workers. 

The most recent minimum wage rate in the United States, as of 2021 is $7.25 per hour; which means it is illegal for the average American Worker to earn less than the amount given, unless the worker falls into the category of being exempted from Fair Labour Standards Act (FLSA).

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A young worker receives a minimum wage.
Minimum Wage