Minimum Wage

What's it Worth? The Value of the Minimum Wage in Massachusetts

Over the past forty years the value of the minimum wage has been eroded by inflation. In 1968, the Massachusetts minimum wage was worth $10.72 (adjusted for inflation). Today, it is $8.00. Read More

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FAQ: Paid Family & Medical Leave

October 26, 2015 | READ ONLINE | PDF | KIDS COUNT

The Minimum Wage for Tipped Workers

November 18, 2013 | READ ONLINE | PDF | Factsheet

Who is Affected by the Minimum Wage?

January 18, 2013 | READ ONLINE | PDF | Factsheet

The Minimum Wage and Job Creation

August 15, 2012 | READ ONLINE | PDF | Factsheet

U.S. Poverty Rate Rises Again

September 13, 2011 | READ ONLINE | PDF | Factsheet

No Significant Rise in Poverty in MA in 2009

September 28, 2010 | PDF | Factsheet

Income remains stagnant in Massachusetts

August 26, 2008 | PDF | Factsheet

Income Inequality and the Minimum Wage

June 16, 2006 | PDF | Factsheet

Comparing the Minimum Wage Proposals

June 15, 2006 | PDF | Factsheet

Bang for our buck?

January 30, 2005 | PDF

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Information on this website provides nonpartisan research and analysis on the minimum wage and is not intended to promote or oppose particular proposals on this issue.