Scope and Contents
This collection comprises the records of the AFL-CIO Joint Minimum Wage Committee. The collection documents the work of the committee in supporting improvements of the minimum wage clause of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It is especially rich in printed and near print materials produced by the committee and acquired from other sources. In addition, a small number of records of the Joint Minimum Wage Committee (AFL, CIO, 1955) also appear.
Dating from 1954 to 1960, but primarily from 1959, the records in this collection include agendas, clippings, conference materials, correspondence, ephemera, financial records, graphics (poster separated to the graphics collection], legislative materials, lists, memoranda, minutes, near print, pamphlets, petitions, press releases, printed material, reports, resolutions, and statistics.