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Minimum Wage

An Undergraduate Library Subject Guide providing suggested resources and other information for beginning research on the topic Minimum Wage.

Background Information

The minimum wage is the minimum hourly wage an employer can pay an employee for work. Currently, the federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour. Use the following sources to learn more about minimum wage and workers' rights.