The Society: Issues: Labor: (Minimum Wage Labor )

The minimum wage is the lowest legal wage paid to workers in certain categories. In the U.S., minimum hourly wages are set by the federal government and by the states. In other countries, minimum wages (by the day or month as well as the hour) can be the result of labor negotiations as well as legislation. Minimum Wage Labor Issues Society.

A minimum wage is the lowest remuneration that employers may legally pay to workers. Equivalently, it is the price floor below which workers may not sell their labor. (wikipedia)