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A History With two exceptions (New Zealand, 1894; Australia, 1896), no country had a minimum wage law until the 20th Century. Instead, employers paid supposed “just (or fair) wages” on the purported mutual consent of their workers. Beginning in the late 1800s, religious and political groups attacked the “just wages” principle on the premise that […]

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Understanding Child Labor Laws

Preventing the Summertime Blues (‘Cause There Ain’t No Cure…) Hiring a teen under age 18 involves some essentials: 1.     Familiarity with Applicable Laws: Review federal and state laws on teen employment — especially the rules on what types of jobs teens are not allowed to perform.  Many small businesses, and especially those just starting out, […]

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