2021 Minimum Wage: How Does It Compare to 1968?
Jul 26, 2021
By Elaine Belsito
ChartTalk: Saturday marked 12 years since the last federal minimum wage increase on July 24, 2009, the longest period in U.S. history without an increase. How much real buying power does a minimum wage paycheck hold today compared with 2009 or 1968?
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