subminimum

[suhb-min-uh-muhm]
adjective
1.
being below a minimum standard, rate, quota, etc.: a subminimum wage for teenagers.
noun
2.
something that is below a minimum standard or rate.

Origin:
sub- + minimum

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The certificates do not establish specific subminimum wage rates.
The two lowest incentives were subminimum wage and tax credits.
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