min_wage R Documentation

## History of Federal Minimum Wage Rates Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, 1938-2009

### Description

A data set on the various federal minimum wage rates.

### Usage

min_wage


### Format

A data frame with 23 observations on the following 5 variables.

date

a date for when a new minimum wage was introduced

wage

the (nominal) value of the wage

### Details

Data come from the Department of Labor. Wages are taken from wage adjustments from the 1938 act.

### Source

Department of Labor