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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 permit setting of lower wage standards, determined by industry wage committees. The benefits and shortcomings of these tripartite committees are described. The system was substantially …

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Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation – 1964

Report of the Committee on Law and Legislation

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