There’s A Reason It’s Called The ‘Minimum’ Wage. It’s Been Changed 22 Times To Keep It That Way.
The minimum wage started at just 25 cents in 1938, but that quarter was worth $4.15 in today’s dollars. This video shows how it’s gone up and down, reaching its peak in 1968 even though it was just $1.60 to them. Following the story is complicated fun.