Meaning of “the federal minimum wage” in the English Dictionary

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"the federal minimum wage" in Business English

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the federal minimum wagenoun [ S ]

uk us GOVERNMENT, HR

the lowest amount of money that an employee can earn an hour according to US government laws:

From July 24, 2009 the federal minimum wage increased to $7.25 per hour.

(Definition of “the federal minimum wage” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)