Minimum Wage Quiz from The Rail 5.11.16

199 responses

What is the current federal minimum wage?

192 out of 199 answered

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$7.2578% / 150 resp.
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$8.5014% / 28 resp.
3
$12.005% / 10 resp.
4
$15.002% / 4 resp.

Which country was first to introduce minimum wage laws?

190 out of 199 answered

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USA41% / 78 resp.
2
Sweden33% / 64 resp.
3
Australia 22% / 42 resp.
4
China1% / 3 resp.

In what year was the U.S. federal minimum wage law introduced?

190 out of 199 answered

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193850% / 95 resp.
2
197234% / 66 resp.
3
192913% / 26 resp.
4
20071% / 3 resp.

Which state has the highest minimum wage?

189 out of 199 answered

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California58% / 111 resp.
2
Washington 25% / 48 resp.
3
Massachusetts12% / 24 resp.
4
Alabama1% / 3 resp.

Which of the following is not an exemption from minimum wage rules?

189 out of 199 answered

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Tipped Employees35% / 67 resp.
2
People with Disabilities29% / 55 resp.
3
White Collar Employees24% / 46 resp.
4
Apprentices11% / 21 resp.

When was the last time the Minimum Wage was increased?

189 out of 199 answered

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200957% / 109 resp.
2
200722% / 43 resp.
3
199211% / 21 resp.
4
19998% / 16 resp.

The Federal Minimum Wage is indexed for inflation.

186 out of 199 answered

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Yes27% / 51 resp.
2
No72% / 135 resp.

A municipality can institute their own minimum wage rules?

186 out of 199 answered

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Yes65% / 121 resp.
2
No34% / 65 resp.

How much in total tips monthly, must an employee earn to be eligible for tip credit as a form of income?

186 out of 199 answered

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$40034% / 65 resp.
2
$3029% / 55 resp.
3
$10023% / 44 resp.
4
$12011% / 22 resp.

There is a minimum income a business must earn to be required to follow Minimum Wage guidelines?

185 out of 199 answered

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Yes41% / 77 resp.
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No58% / 108 resp.