ERIC Number: ED257959
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Jun-27
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Employment and the Minimum Wage. Hearing before the Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session.
Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.
This congressional hearing contains testimony about the problem of youth unemployment and about the relationship between youth employment opportunities and the minimum wage. A special focus is the administration's proposal for the enactment of a youth employment opportunity wage, under which youth below the age of 20 could be paid 75 percent of the existing Federal minimum wage during the summer months. Testimony includes statements and prepared statements by professors of economics at Boston University and George Mason University. A statement on youth employment and minimum wage by the National Grocers Association is submitted for the record. (YLB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Joint Economic Committee, Washington, DC.