Essays Tagged: "Fair Labor Standards Act"

Franklin Delano Roosevelt What is this about? Everything FDR did during his presidency.

the policies that Roosevelt signed into being that are still with us to this day. Social Security, Fair Labor Standards Act, and removal from the gold standard, the Securities and Exchange Commission ... every month and is a hot topic for debate whether in presidential races or over dinner tables. The Fair Labor Standards Act creates a minimum wage and enforces overtime pay. It is logical to assume m ...

(6 pages) 140 0 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Politicians

A radio broadcast about the F.L.S.A. (Fair Labor Standards Act).

g to tell us about the F.L.S.A. What exactly does F.L.S.A. stand for?Guest: F.L.S.A. Stands for the Fair Labor Standards Act. It is also known as the Wages and Hours Act.Host: O.K. So who does this pr ... ost: Well, I think that about wraps it up. Thank you for all of the wonderful information about the Fair Labor Standards Act.Guest: You're welcome and thank you for having me on the show.

(1 pages) 83 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The War Inside the Military

e private sector can earn. The private sector is protected by the United States Department of Labor Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) which currently sets the minimum wage at $5.15 an hour ("United Stat ... clothing and personal items for his stay. In addition, he must arrange for someone to oversee his affairs in the United States. That person is usually the soldier's spouse, but often it is an extended ...

(4 pages) 86 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Minimum Wage Equals the Demise of the Work Force

mum wage should be eliminated.The federal minimum wage was instituted in 1938 as a provision of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). It was originally set at $0.25 per hour, about 40 percent of the av ...

(7 pages) 141 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Child Labor Laws In The 1800's

s and girls less than 16 years of age. The nest important legislation on the problem was the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, better known as the Federal Wage and Hour Law. This act was declar ... ormer child-labor decision under a more liberal way of the commerce clause of the constitution. The Fair Labor Standards Act, amended in 1949, applies to all workers engaged in interstate or foreign c ...

(6 pages) 63 0 4.5 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Child Labor Laws

until the 1900's. There are many companies that enforce the child labor laws now days. There is the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the YouthRules!, the Employment and Training Association, Bureau of ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Functions of Management

eet customer demands. If we go through an increase in sales, we will fill in the gap with temporary labor. If we take a slight dip, we may ask employees to take voluntary layoffs for a short period.We ... stomer sales and meeting the requirements. Management then plans and organizes the following week's labor and material requirements.Leading. Our text defines leading as "The management function that i ...

(3 pages) 139 0 4.3 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Increase Minimum Wage.

The minimum wage was first enacted into law as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) of 1938. The original minimum wage applied to workers engaged in int ... gle-handedly empower themselves to locate a high paying job. One main reason for this lies in the unfair minimum wage. When somebody is poor, and they wish to go to work they should not be rewarded wi ...

(4 pages) 83 1 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Child Labor

s, complete with laughter, fun and games? Do you remember feeling as if your life was so hard and unfair because you had to clean your own room? Imagine not having a room, not having laughter or joy a ... 918 Supreme Court ruling declared it unconstitutional. It was not until 1938, with the far-reaching Fair Labor Standards Act, did any attempt at child labor legislation succeed. This requires the empl ...

(7 pages) 116 0 1.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Employment Law

anent disability. This law protects employees even if the employer was not necessarily at fault.The Fair Labor Standards Act was passed in 1938 and has been amended several times. This act states that ... tle power in their relationship with their employer. Thus, if they believe they are being treated unfairly; employees can organize or join a union. The National Labor Relations Act grants employees th ...

(6 pages) 346 0 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

A look at the Fair Labor Standards Act

rs, minimum wages, the evil of child labor, and the exploitation of unorganized labor." In 1938 the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) was passed with immense pressure from organized labor as a primary m ...

(5 pages) 150 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Employment Law and Labor Relations Issues in your Workplace

blems. The main issue that needs to be addressed within my company is some issues pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act, holiday pay, and having an Human Resources Representative at our local sit ... elpful when our employees what to take some time off or just to check to make sure they are treated fairly. There are a handful of labor laws that do generally protect U.S. workers. It's probably fair ...

(4 pages) 220 0 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

The Differences in the Federal and State Employment Laws

be in different states but have different requirements appended to them. At the federal level, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) creates the minimum wage law and sets standards for overtime pay but ... n the best way the Texas legislature sees fit. If the state’s minimum wage is greater than the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), then employers in that state would have to pay the higher rate. The ...

(5 pages) 86 0 1.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

History of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

this legalization became evident through federal statute, set the stage for what was to become the Fair Labor Standards Act. Having just survived a depression, the United States was hoping to avoid a ... es that the employer could afford and employees could provide for their families.The History of the Fair Labor Standards ActThe Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is administered by the United States Dep ...

(4 pages) 103 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Untitled

ieving equality in the workplace and undervaluation for women's work.The Equal Pay Act (part of the Fair Labor Standards Act), forbids employers to compensate women differently for jobs that are "subs ... ese occupations tend to be substantially different, pay less and confer less authority.Equity means fairness and justice. Pay equity programs throughout the world attempt to legislate and regulate the ...

(4 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

An Examination of Minimum Wage and Its Economical Impact

reased.Historical Overview of Minimum WageThe minimum wage was first enacted in 1938 as part of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The 1938 FLSA was generally applicable to employees engaged in inte ... calendar days of employment. Currently, there is a proposal to raise of the minimum wage under the Fair Minimum Wage Act which was introduced by congress in 2004. If this Act is adopted and passed it ...

(11 pages) 89 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting

Human Resources Management

this legalization became evident through federal statute, set the stage for what was to become the Fair Labor Standards Act. Having just survived a depression, the United States was hoping to avoid a ... ing higher wages that the employer could afford and employees could provide for their families. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is administered by the United States Department of Labor Wage and Ho ...

(4 pages) 24 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affects most public and private employment. The act requires employe ...

(2 pages) 2271 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employment Law Paper

ational origin, race, color, or gender. From the beginning, the laws have been intended to "promote fairness, equality, and opportunity within the workplace" (Bennett-Alexander, Hartman, 2003, p. 5).S ... ith the enactment of Title VII, the door was opened to prohibiting job discrimination and promoting fairness in employment (Bennett-Alexander, Hartman, 2003, p.21).Title VII has been amended several t ...

(6 pages) 26 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Market Compensation Research Paper

discussing how the compensation of executives, sales forces, and contingent workers relates to the Fair Labor Standards Act and prevailing wage laws.Executive Compensation Strategies:The Francis E. P ... iewing the compensation policy would help an organization determine if the policy is consistent and fair and in compliance with the appropriate laws. Hence, hiring a consultant to help develop salary ...

(20 pages) 25 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management