The 1966 FLSA Amendments, Hospital Costs, Employment and Medicare
Kenneth Chay, Brown University

In this presentation, Kenneth Chay discusses how the 1966 Fair Labor and Standards Act, which expanded protections to some farm workers and increased the minimum wage, impacted hospital costs, employment and Medicare.

Chay is a Professor of Economics and Community Health at Brown University, as well as a Research Associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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