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What is minimum wage?

Discussion in 'Family and Personal Living' started by Riders, Aug 14, 2019.

  1. Riders

    Riders Well-Known Member

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    I heard it went up to 12 bucks an hour is a company has more then 25 employees and 11 less the 25. has everyone complied are we really getting that as minimum wage? Its a huge hike.

    Are fastfood places paying that amount just curious?

    when it went up I think 5 to 6 bucks they started me at the old wage and said that because they have a high turn over rate , folks who start and quit a lot, so they start everyone out on the old wage, it was either the first 3 months or the first 6 months then change their wage to the new amount.
     
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    One thing to keep in mind is that if one is even a day under 18, minimum wage doesn't seem to apply, so they could get payed significantly less.
     
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    Actually, I stand corrected. Google says it's only a little less.
     
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    Minimum wage is the lowest amount you can offer to pay someone legally, aside from commission based and tip based work among a few other exceptions. Usually it is for low skill positions that require little to no education/training/experience. These jobs are usually given to young people who do not have much education/training/experience because they are young and haven't had time to develop these things yet.

    You are not supposed to make a life long career in these starting positions. You are supposed to grow your education/training/experience while working these positions to move up to higher paid positions.
     
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    Thanks/
     
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    Minimum wage is the legal minimum amount of money an employer can pay their employees as a wage. The law preserves the working class as a class (but not workers as individuals,) as it manages to sustain both the labourforce and the reserve army of labour.
     
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