Fair Labor Standards Act: FLSA for Employees
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Fair Labor Standards Act: FLSA for Employees

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Updated Jun 16, 2024

What you'll learn

  • The FLSA establishes standards regarding two key items: minimum wage and overtime pay, but it also establishes standards for employer recordkeeping and youth employment.
  • Learn what the FLSA means to you as an employee.
Course Description

The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, was originally passed in 1938 and is enforced by the United States Department of Labor. The act establishes standards regarding two key items: minimum wage and overtime pay, but it also establishes standards for employer recordkeeping and youth employment. In this program, we’ll go over what these laws mean to you, as an employee. We’ll discuss who FLSA applies to, what it means to be an exempt versus nonexempt employee, how FLSA affects wages, and more.