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The quest for a living wage : the history of the federal minimum wage program

Author: Willis J Nordlund
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.
Series: Contributions in labor studies, no. 48.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Nordlund, Willis J.
Quest for a living wage.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997
(OCoLC)609089326
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Willis J Nordlund
ISBN: 0313264120 9780313264122
OCLC Number: 33983425
Description: xviii, 283 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. State Minimum Wage Legislation and Early Economic Conditions --
Ch. 2. Minimum Wage Programs Take Shape --
Ch. 3. Enactment of the Fair Labor Standards Act and Its Constitutionality --
Ch. 4. The First Decade: The Fair Labor Standards Act Comes of Age --
Ch. 5. The Second Decade: The Emphasis on Education --
Ch. 6. The Third Decade: The Decade of Assessment --
Ch. 7. The Fourth Decade: The Decade of Empiricism --
Ch. 8. The Decade of the 1980s: Stalemate --
Ch. 9. Conclusion.
Series Title: Contributions in labor studies, no. 48.
Other Titles: History of the federal minimum wage program
Responsibility: Willis J. Nordlund.
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