Labor Wages

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers pay their employees a minimum wage. Prior to 1991, the minimum wage was $4.25 per hour; in 1996, it rose to $4.75. The current federal minimum wage is $7.25. States may implement their own minimum wage as long as it is higher than the one implemented by the federal government. Texas has not exercised this power.

Federal Minimum Wage, Texas Minimum Wage Act,
Texas Prevailing Wage Rates on Public Contracts

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