Minimum wage and maximum hours standards under the Fair labor standards act
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Minimum wage and maximum hours standards under the Fair labor standards act [report] submitted to Congress, 1972. by United States. Employment Standards Administration.

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Minimum wage -- United States.,
  • Hours of labor -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Cover title.

SeriesEconomic effects study, Economic effects studies
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD4918 .U584
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 53 p.
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14098484M
LC Control Number72600947

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This fact sheet provides general information concerning what constitutes compensable time under the. FLSA. The Act requires that employees must receive at least the. minimum wage and may not be employed for more than 40 hours in a week without receiving at least one and one-half times their regular rates of pay for the overtime Size: 42KB. The Fair Minimum Wage Act of (Public Law ), as amended, applies the minimum wage rate shown above to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. This law also provides for additional increases in the minimum wage of $ Unless exempt, employees covered by the Act must receive overtime pay for hours worked over 40 in a workweek at a rate not less than time and one-half their regular rates of pay. There is no limit in the Act on the number of hours employees aged 16 and older may work in any workweek. According to the Fair Labor Standards Act, if a worker covered by the act works more than 40 hours, he or she will receive overtime pay at a rate of ________ of normal pay for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek. %. Jill works as a cashier at a grocery store. She earns $10 an hour (or $ .

The Fair Labor Standards Act exempts from its minimum wage and overtime requirements domestic service employee who provides companionship services to individual who are unable to care for themselves due to age or infirmity. 29 USC § (a)(15) For more information, visit our Domestic Service Employee Companionship Services Exemption page. WAGE AND HOUR DIVISION UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR WH REV 07/16 OVERTIME PAY At least 1½ times the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. CHILD LABOR An employee must be at least 16 years old to work in most non-farm jobs and at least 18 to work in non-farm jobs declared hazardous by the Secretary of Labor. This report describes the amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act and summarizes the findings of three studies of the economic effects of these amendments. The studies found that economic growth continued through the third phase of the amendments, beginning February 1, , despite increased wage and hours restrictions for recently covered workers and an extension of . New Jersey Wage and Hour Lawyers Handling Unpaid Overtime, Minimum Wage and FLSA Class Actions. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay and other employment provisions. When a covered employer violates the FLSA, affected employees may have legal recourse in the form of a wage and hour lawsuit.