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Selected Records of the Wage and Hour Division, U. S. Department of Labor

VLibrary.info Logo   The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

VLibrary.info Logo   The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)

VLibrary.info Logo   Opinion Letters and Legal Field Letters

VLibrary.info Logo    Press Releases Issued by the National Office

VLibrary.info Logo  Annual Reports

VLibrary.info Logo    Interim Report of the Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division For the Period August 15 to December 31, 1938

VLibrary.info Logo    Major Operating Statistics 1938 - 1940

VLibrary.info Logo    Historically Significant Investigations

VLibrary.info Logo   Rose Manufacturing Company

"This case was watched with a great deal of interest by the entire country because it is the first to be brought to jury trial since the Fair Labor Standards Act went into effect on October 24, 1938, and it was only after the trial had proceeded for several days and the Government had presented its case that defendants suddenly pleaded guilty on February 16, 1940." Wage Hour Division Press Release Issued May 16, 1940.

VLibrary.info Logo    Inspector's Handbook - 1942

Inspector's Handbook Containing Operating Instructions, Rulings, Interpretations, Regulations, Orders and Inspection Information. Prepared By FIELD OPERATIONS BRANCH, October 1942

VLibrary.info Logo    Eats are going higher every day

In 1953, the office of Senator Robert S. Kerr (D-OK) forwarded a letter to Wage and Hour from a constituent who requested help in receiving the minimum wage because "Eats are going higher every day."