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minimum wage

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an amount of money that is the least amount of money per hour that workers must be paid according to the law
  • Congress will vote on a bill to raise the minimum wage.

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The first known use of minimum wage was in 1860

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“Minimum wage.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/minimum%20wage. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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