The Minimum Wage in Great Britain and Australia

@article{HammondTheMW,
  title={The Minimum Wage in Great Britain and Australia},
  author={M. B. Hammond},
  journal={The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science},
  volume={48},
  pages={22 - 36}
}
  • M. Hammond
  • Published 1 July 1913
  • Economics, Political Science
  • The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science
The legal minimum wage which is beginning to cause so much discussion in the United States is today an accomplished fact in only three countries, Great Britain and two of her colonies, Australia and New Zealand. In matters of legislation and public policy we should expect the colonies to follow the guidance of the mother country. Generally this is the case. In this matter of minimum wage legislation, however, the usual precedents have been reversed and the mother country has been content to… 
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