The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

fairlaborstdact.jpbThe Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was established to provide fair labor standards in employments in and affecting interstate commerce, and for other purposes.

 

 

The Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) basic requirements are:

The FLSA applies to all businesses that meet the following criteria:

  • A Federal, state, or local government agency
  • A hospital; or an institution primarily engaged in the care of the sick, the aged, or the mentally ill or developmentally disabled who live on the premises; (it does not matter if the hospital or institution is public or private or is operated for profit or not-for-profit)
  • A pre-school; elementary or secondary school or institution of higher learning (e.g., college); or a school for mentally or physically handicapped or gifted children (it does not matter if the school or institution is public or private or operated for profit or not for profit)
  • A company/organization with annual dollar volume of sales or receipts in the amount of $500,000 or more

 

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