Emilie Ritter Saunders http://mtpr.org en Why Montana's minimum wage statistics are not as good as they look http://mtpr.org/post/why-montanas-minimum-wage-statistics-are-not-good-they-look <p></p><p><a href="http://www.bls.gov/cps/minwage2012tbls.htm#3" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">A national study</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> from the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics (</span>BLS<span style="line-height: 1.5;">) show the percentage of minimum wage workers in Montana shrinking at the fastest rate in the country. That figure may be of particular note today, the </span>75<sup>th</sup><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> anniversary of the Fair Labor Standards Act—a law signed by President Franklin Roosevelt which created the minimum wage.</span></p> Tue, 25 Jun 2013 21:34:48 +0000 Dan Boyce 4440 at http://mtpr.org