Minimum wage rate and wage differentials.

Aug 2010
Cliffside Park, NJ
Minimum wage rate and wage differentials:

Participants in discussions may thoughtlessly limit their remarks to only to only those employees earning precisely the federal minimum wage rate of $7.25 per hour, rather than to some lowest bracket or percentile of wage rates. Due to employers’ common wage differential practices, the minimum rate affects the wage rates of the lowest earning 40 percent of U.S. employees, to extents ranging from critical to substantial.

Wage differentials are driven from the lower rather than higher wage rates.

Employers increasing a crew’s wage rates, are generally impelled to also increase their supervisor’s rate. Increasing their supervisors’ wage rates does not necessarily impel them to increase rates for the entire crews.

Respectfully, Supposn