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Stocking the shelves, c. 1960s
(federal min wages for California)
Minimum wage topped out at $1.00 in the 1950s and that dollar’s top value was $5.39
Minimum wage topped out at $1.60 in the 1960s and it’s value was $6.84
Minimum wage today, 2012 is $8.00 and its value is $4.97 (with an exception of 10.25 min wage for San Francisco)
Info here: Federal Minimum Wages from 1955-2012
  1. Stocking the shelves, c. 1960s

    (federal min wages for California)

    Minimum wage topped out at $1.00 in the 1950s and that dollar’s top value was $5.39

    Minimum wage topped out at $1.60 in the 1960s and it’s value was $6.84

    Minimum wage today, 2012 is $8.00 and its value is $4.97 (with an exception of 10.25 min wage for San Francisco)

    Info here: Federal Minimum Wages from 1955-2012

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