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CentrePiece article
A century of minimum wages in Britain
Simon Deakin and Francis Green
October 2009
Paper No' CEPCP291:
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CentrePiece 14 (2) Autumn 2009

Simon Deakin and Francis Green trace the history from the trade boards first enacted in October 1909 to today's National Minimum Wage.

This article summarises the introduction to a special issue of the British Journal of Industrial Relations (47:2, June 2009), which celebrates the centenary of the Trade Boards Act 1909 with a selection of papers from several countries