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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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Tomorrow your employee can use his cell-phone to work-off-the-clock in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act, send inappropriate texts to a coworker in violation of your company's sexual harassment policy, post comments on social media criticizing your company--and even you--in a way that is protected under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), download an email containing confidential company information to his personal account and lawfully record (unbeknownst to you) work conversations all before lunch.
The Fair Labor Standards Act, enacted to protect workers' rights, was also part of the New Deal.
Graham Maxfield questioned whether the arrangement violates the Fair Labor Standards Act. Resident Vincent P.
The checklist also discusses how to comply with the requirements of laws such as the Occupational Safety and Health Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Fair Labor Standards Act during a pandemic.
A Federal minimum wage level was first introduced for hourly paid workers in 1938 as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act and periodically has been raised since.
The program will explore such topics as Florida's antidiscrimination law; diversity; Florida's Whistleblower act; overcoming unconscious bias; sexual harassment; the Family Medical Leave Act; the Americans with Disabilities Act; the Fair Labor Standards Act; retaliation in the workplace; and navigating the Florida Commission of Human Relations' complaint process.
The Fair Labor Standards Act in American schools; a guide for school officials.
Raytheon, 297 FSupp2d 399, where after examining the language of the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Court held that an employer was not required to pay a higher overtime rate for work performed in Antarctica because the act did not apply to services performed in a foreign country.
For example, employment-focused statutes such as the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the Employment Retirement and Income Security Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act establish frameworks for employer-employee relationships and clarify the types of protections mandated for specific groups of employees.
The DOL revised the tests to determine whether white-collar employees are exempt from the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage and overtime requirements.
The period from about 1942 (when Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins abolished homework using enforcement authority granted in the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938) to the late 1970s was one of relative decency for North American garment workers.
The Kit includes updates to the Fair Labor Standards Act (wage and hour issues), military leave rules, unemployment compensation (SUTA dumping) and other important changes.