Reading: (CU3 M1) Questions and Answers about the Minimum Wage
Read the Department of Labor's information on the minimum wage. In the United States, the federal government has set minimum wages which most all employers are required to pay to their employees. In addition, some states have minimum wage laws which require employers within the state to pay even higher minimum wages. This webpage from the United States Department of Labor, which enforces the federal minimum wage laws, provides answers to common questions about the laws.
Please read United States Department of Labor: Wage and Hour Division’s “Questions and Answers about the Minimum Wage” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)