Fair Labor Standards Act


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Fair Labor Standards Act

Also called the FLSA. Legislation in the United States, passed in 1938, that required employers engaged in interstate commerce to provide a minimum level of employee benefits. For example, the FLSA prohibits child labor and established the first federal minimum wage. For purposes of this Act, "interstate commerce" is interpreted so broadly as to include basically all employers not specifically exempted. It was part of the New Deal.
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The DOL's Wage and Hour Division recently concluded a special investigative effort targeting 288 nursing homes to determine industry adherence to the Fair Labor Standards Act and has more recently announced that it will now conduct a similar compliance survey in the residential "group home" segment of the long-term care industry.
Barrie Tabin, Senior Legislative Counsel at NLC, testified before ACIR on behalf of NLC and the Public Sector Fair Labor Standards Act Coalition (Coalition) on ACIR's suggestion to repeal the application of the FLSA to the public sector.
Thomas & Betts Power Solutions, a purchaser renounced any liability tied to a seller's alleged previous wage and hour violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
They are seeking a class-action certification for their lawsuit where they alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Topics cover employment discrimination, the Equal Pay Act, wrongful discharge, intentional infliction of emotional distress and defamation claims, duty of fair representation claims, and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Department of Labor (IDOL) issued as final regulations governing federal overtime pay requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA).
The youth employment provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act list 17 hazardous jobs that workers under 18 cannot perform.
Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and four other trade groups in signing a letter to all members of the House and Senate requesting that they not block a Labor Department plan to update the Fair Labor Standards Act, which was enacted in 1949.
The federal Fair Labor Standards Act became law in 1938 and is still the basis of federal child labor regulations.
72-268, the IRS treated liquidated damages paid in connection with wage claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Walsh-Healy Government Contracts Act as other than wages, because they penalized a failure to comply with the law.
To be published every other week, the new service includes information on wage-hour topics covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including telecommuting and other independent contractors, employee class actions, developments in Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) litigation, conflicts between state and federal law, and the rules for governing leave for military duty.
State employees brought an action against Wisconsin correctional officials alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
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