On this day in 1938, a federal minimum wage went into effect under the Fair Labor Standards Act. Congress initially set the wage at 25 cents an hour, which amounted to about $3.50 in current dollars.
Rocco Calamusa, Jr. Past President
Robert Camp Executive Committee
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