Congress voted to increase the minimum wage to seven dollars twenty-five cents per hour by 2009. The federal minimum wage was last increased in 1997.
Working 40 hours a week, taking two weeks unpaid vacation and 8 unpaid holidays will earn a minimum wage worker just over $14,000 a year. I thought it might be interesting to see what other countries do.
The first minimum wage laws were introduced by
There were some surprises:
It actually turns out that folks are still planning on going to
I guess we’re not in