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Pay Check: While Congress jousts over minimum wage, some people ignore it: Penalties are rare and light - violations occur often in apparel and trucking. Shrunken enforcement staffs.

Number 20385
Subject Employment
Source Wall Street Journal (New York)
State NY
Year 1996
Publication Date May 20, 1996
Summary According to the article, "...Minimum-wage laws at both the federal and state levels are among the country's most frequently flouted statutes, making the congressional battle irrelevant for many intended beneficiaries." This story explains how some companies violate the minimum wage standard set by the government.
Category General
Pages 3
Keywords minimum wage;worker's salaries;pay;money;salary;paycheck;state law;federal law
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