Wages & Hours: Law and Practice covers
all aspects of federal and state laws governing minimum wage, overtime, and
child labor standards. It focuses on the federal wage-hour statutory scheme,
including laws regulating work under government procurement contracts and
federally assisted projects, plus...
Recent reports have described more than one scenario in
which an employer violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act because the
employer failed to recognize that non-exempt employees' hours worked over 40
were overtime ones. The employees had performed their work in...
by Stephanie Amin-Giwner
Generally under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA") an
employer must pay its employees overtime compensation of one and one-half times
the employee's regular rate of pay for hours worked in excess of forty hours
per week. 29 U.S.C. § 207(a)(1). This...