The Birth Of The Minimum Wage   Leave a comment

birth of min wageLink: http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2014/01/17/263487421/episode-510-the-birth-of-the-minimum-wage

Summary: Planet Money takes us back through time to when the U.S. first set a minimum wage. Historically, the U.S. had rejected any attempts at a minimum wage law, considering them unconstitutional.  But things changed after Franklin D. Roosevelt signed the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

Original Air Date: January 17, 2014

Length: 17 min

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