Wage and Hour Law: Overview

This Practice Note provides an overview of employer rights and obligations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the primary federal law governing minimum wage, overtime compensation, equal pay, and child labor standards. This Note addresses federal law. For information on state wage and hour requirements, see the State Q&A Tools under Related Content.

Paul DeCamp, Jackson Lewis PC, with Practical Law Labor & Employment


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