## What was the federal minimum wage at the end of 2014?

U.S. BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS Among those paid by the hour, 1.3 million earned exactly the prevailing federal minimum wage of \$7.25 per hour.

When did the minimum wage change?

History of California Minimum Wage

Effective Date Minimum Wage (for Employers with 26 Employees or More) Percentage of Increase Over Previous Wage (26 Employees or More)
January 1, 2018 \$11.00/hour 4.76 percent
January 1, 2017 \$10.50/hour 5 percent

What is the minimum wage Act NZ?

1) Adult Minimum Wage – \$20.00 Per Hour This is the wage most commonly used by businesses in New Zealand and applies to all employees over 16 years of age.

### What happened last minimum wage raised?

California has been raising its minimum wage since 2017. In 2023, the minimum wage rate will be \$15 per hour in the state for places with 25 or fewer employees. The minimum wage will be \$15 for places with 26 or more employees a year earlier.

What was the original minimum wage?

25 cents an hour
The 1938 Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) established the first federal minimum wage at 25 cents an hour. The law also imposed overtime pay (“time and a half”) after a mandated 40 hour regular workweek.

When was the last time the minimum wage was increased?

## When did minimum wage go up NZ?

1 April 2022
The minimum wage is going up from \$20.00 to \$21.20 an hour on 1 April 2022. Here’s what you need to do. What: The new minimum wage rates, before tax, are: Adult – \$21.20 an hour (up from \$20.00)

When did NZ Start minimum wage?

1894
New Zealand was the first country to establish a national minimum wage, in 1894.

What was the minimum wage in 2013 NZ?

\$13.75
Minimum wage rates from April 2008 to April 2013

1 April 2013 \$13.75 \$11.00
1 April 2012 \$13.50 \$10.80
1 April 2011 \$13.00 \$10.40
1 April 2010 \$12.75 \$10.20