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The Quest for a Living Wage

The History of the Federal Minimum Wage Program

The Quest for a Living Wage( )
Author: Nordlund, Willis J.
Series title:Contributions in Labor Studies
ISBN:978-0-313-26412-2
Publication Date:Jan 1997
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $141.95
Book Description:

The wages of workers are a primary determinant of a worker's standard of living. There has been a long history of governmental action attempting to construct a fair and equitable method of ensuring a living wage to the worker. This book traces the historical developmental process, examining the theory behind minimum wage programs and the first 50 years of the operation of the American Fair Labor Standards Act. Here are gathered key data and information that explain the effects of...
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Book Details
Pages:304
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Public Policy / Economic Policy
Political Science / American Government / National
Law / Legal History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 24 cm
Book Weight:0.632 Kilograms



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