Minimum Wage Policy in Great Britain and the United States

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INDEX

A
AFL–CIO, 25, 168
African-Americans, 134, 157-158, 173
Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC), 1, 146
Albuquerque, 176-177, 179, 181, 224
Amalgamated Engineering Union (AEU), 76
American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), 183
Arizona, 26, 55, 148, 162, 166, 169-171, 223
Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN), 23, 168
Australia, 30, 32, 48, 110-111

B
Bain, George, 84, 219
Baltimore, 183-184, 192-193, 223
Barclay’s Bank, 197-198, 200
Bayliss, Fred, 64, 70, 219
Beckett, Margaret, 86, 88
Beveridge, William, 2, 70, 221
Beveridge Report, 70-71, 220
Bevin, Ernest, 2, 69, 225
Bickerstaffe, Rodney, 75, 91, 218
Blair, Tony/Blair Government, 5, 80-82, 86, 90, 98, 121-122, 206
Board of Trade, 2, 44, 47-49, 63-64, 86-87
Bond, John, 197-198, 202
Booth, Charles, 43-44, 70
Boston, 25, 55, 187, 191, 193, 220, 222
British Hospitality Association, 27, 84
Brown, Gordon, 35, 81-82, 88-89, 98, 100
Bush, George H. W., 131
Bush, George W., 138-141, 168
Business failures, 15, 19, 132

C
Cabinet, 2, 26, 65-66, 69, 73, 95, 98-99, 208
Cadbury, George, 26, 47
Canary Wharf, 197
Center for American Progress, 158, 161, 210
Chamber of Commerce (U.S.), 27, 140, 185, 187
Churchill, Winston, 47, 63, 69, 86
Citizenship, 4, 11-12, 51, 62, 212-213, 221-223
Clinton, Bill, 131, 210
Collective bargaining, 2, 7, 24, 46, 53, 60, 65, 67, 69-70, 72, 77-78, 181
Colorado, 55, 148, 169, 171
Community organizations, 23, 25-26, 168, 184, 188
Confederation of British Industry (CBI), 27, 84-85, 88, 90, 207
Conservative Party, 29, 80, 90, 207, 209

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Table of contents

  • Title Page v
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Table of Contents xiii
  • Introduction 1
  • Chapter 1 - The Political Economy of the Minimum Wage 7
  • Chapter 2 - Origins 39
  • Chapter 3 - Decay, Death, and Rebirth 63
  • Chapter 4 - The National Minimum Wage in Operation 93
  • Chapter 5 - The Federal Minimum Wage 125
  • Chapter 6 - State and Local Minimum Wage Policies 147
  • Chapter 7 - The Living Wage Campaign 181
  • Chapter 8 - Conclusion 205
  • Bibliography 217
  • Index 225
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