Employee Wages and Salary

Am I An Exempt Employee or Nonexemp...

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets standards for employees' pay, including a national minimum wage and child labor protections. It also requires.... Read more

Put the Fair Labor Standards Act to...

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to more than 80 million workers in the United States. The law requires most employers to pay at least the federal .... Read more

Who Gets Paid Overtime and When?

Employees working more than 40 hours a week are generally entitled to extra pay for the overtime hours worked. Employers throughout the country must follow th.... Read more

Employee Wages and Salary

Rights of Domestic Workers in the U.S.

The National Labor Relations Act of 1935 did not include basic labor protections for household workers like nannies, caregivers and cleaners. Almost 80 years later, almost all domestic workers are sti... Read more

Who Gets Paid Overtime and When?

Employees working more than 40 hours a week are generally entitled to extra pay for the overtime hours worked. Employers throughout the country must follow the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, which ... Read more

Employers Can’t Retaliate if You File a Wage or Salary Claim

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires most employers to pay at least the federal minimum wage to most workers. Some states set the minimum wage higher than the federal minimum wage. The FLSA ha... Read more

What is Wage Garnishment?

If you have unpaid debts, such as past-due credit card bills, child support, or taxes, your creditor may be able to garnish your paycheck until the debt is paid in full. When this occurs, employers ha... Read more

Put the Fair Labor Standards Act to Work for You

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) applies to more than 80 million workers in the United States. The law requires most employers to pay at least the federal minimum wage and to pay extra for overtime... Read more

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