ERIC Number: ED266250
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May-22
Reference Count: N/A
Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Act of 1985. Hearing before the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Ninth Congress, First Session on S.797.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This Congressional report contains the testimony given at a hearing pertaining to passage of the Youth Employment Opportunity Wage Act of 1985. (The act, which would terminate in September 1987, would authorize an employer to pay a subminimum, "youth employment opportunity wage" to a person under 20 years of age.) Included among those persons providing testimony were representatives of the following agencies and organizations: the American Legion, the National Conference of Black Mayors, the Department of Labor, Boys' Clubs of America, Ser-Jobs for Progress, the American Farm Bureau, the AFL-CIO, the National Alliance of Business, and the National Grocers Association. The report also includes two newspaper articles and three charts deaing with the effects of fluctuations in the minimum wage on rates of employment and with the projected effects of a subminimum wage. (MN)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.