Employment Law Compliance Assistance Center
Federal Wage & Hour Laws
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes in the United States minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.
FLSA Fact Sheets
Get general information on applying the federal Fair Labor Standards Act in these specific areas:
eLaws FLSA Hours Worked Advisor
A useful electronic tool designed to assist employers determine which hours an employee spends in work related activities are hours worked for overtime pay purposes.
FLSA Minimum Wage Poster
All employees subject to the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage provisions must post in all of their establishments a notice for all employees identifying their rights under the act.
FLSA Overtime Pay FAQs (coming soon)
Get answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding an employer’s overtime pay obligations under federal law and the new FairPay rules.
Overtime Pay: New Details Employers Need to Know (coming soon)
Learn how changes to federal overtime pay laws impact employers in the automotive recycling industry.
Overtime Pay Comparison Chart (coming soon)
Evaluate changes in federal overtime pay laws using this quick glance chart that outlines white collar worker exemption changes in the 2004 FairPay rule.
The federal child labor laws limiting the hours and types of jobs teens can work are outlined on this U.S. Department of Labor-sponsored site.