Walsh-Healey Act

Walsh-Healey Act
Federal Act (1936) which provides that government contractors should pay not less than the prevailing minimum wage, observe the eight-hour day and the forty-hour week, employ no convict labor and no female under 18 years of age or male under 16 years of age, and allow no hazardous or unsanitary working conditions in their plants. 41 U.S.C.A. No.No. 3545

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