Today in Labor History

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June 4, 1912

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Massachusetts establishes a Minimum Wage Commission to “inquire into the wages paid to the female employees in any occupation in the commonwealth, if the Commission has reason to believe that the wages paid to a substantial number of such employees are inadequate to supply the necessary cost of living and to maintain the workers in health.”

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