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Tripartite wage determination in Puerto Rico

A review of industry committees established to recommend minimum wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The review includes a discussion of time constraints; barriers to participation by affected…

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Federal minimum wage determination in Puerto Rico

The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was originally applicable to Puerto Rico but, because minimum wage rates discouraged hiring on the island, the law was changed in 1940 to…

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