In sum, the FTC found that NTSP is able to exert collective bargaining power and fix prices because NTSP does not messenger contracts below its minimum reimbursement schedule.
Further, NTSP's PPAs use of powers of attorney and the activities associated with its minimum fee inquiries are inconsistent with the acceptable use of a messenger model.
The FTC found that NTSP engaged in the unlawful negotiation of agreements on price and other terms, refused to deal with payers except on collectively agreed-upon terms, and refused to submit payer offers to its physicians unless the terms complied with NTSP's minimum fee schedule.
The federal minimum for teens is 90 cents an hour less for the first 90 days on the job than the regular minimum wage.
How much below that line would such a family be if they earned Alaska's minimum wage?
The buying power of the minimum wage differs from place to place because of differences in the cost of living.
The judge followed the mandatory (required) minimum sentence for Taylor's crime and sentenced her to nearly 20 years in prison.
At the time, we didn't know what a mandatory minimum was," Bill Boman, Taylor's 74-year-old cousin, told JS.
Mandatory minimum sentences grew out of the War on Drugs in the 1980s.
In 2002, Michigan ended mandatory minimum sentencing.
Critics question the effectiveness of mandatory minimum sentences.
Mandatory minimum sentences are prison terms required by law for certain crimes;