Essays Tagged: "FLSA"

The War Inside the Military

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 States" 3). The United States ... d States soldier is an exception to this act and is not covered by the rules and regulations of the FLSA ("United States"1). In addition, the FLSA requires employers to pay "covered" workers not less ...

(4 pages) 86 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Minimum Wage Equals the Demise of the Work Force

ted.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 average manufacturing wage a ...

(7 pages) 141 1 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Child Labor Laws

e 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 International Labor Affai ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Overtime Pay

inguished Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, located in Washington DC.The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affects most public and private employment. The act requires employers to pay employees, who a ... st the federal minimum wage and overtime pay for more than 40 hours worked in a given workweek. The FLSA was originally established in 1934, but has been amended several times in order to make changes ...

(4 pages) 84 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

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 interstate commerce and the p ...

(4 pages) 83 1 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

A look at the Fair Labor Standards Act

l 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 means to conserve that "pri ... vernment decided it wanted to flex its political muscle and drive wages higher. In those times, the FLSA established a twenty-five cents minimum wage, and mandated a 40-hour workweek. Any time spent o ...

(5 pages) 150 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

State and Federal Systems: Employement Law general regulations

bilities Act laws that every state must follow.All states must follow the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to protect employees with minimum wage per hour requirements of $5.15 an hour that was enforce ... ecution the action", and "relatively minor recovery of wages" (Howard, R pg 54 2003)Furthermore the FLSA's child labor laws are designed to offer educational opportunities of minors and to protect chi ...

(5 pages) 96 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

History of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

provide for their families.The History of the Fair Labor Standards ActThe Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is administered by the United States Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division. The Act regul ... e, keeping those who are at the low end of the pay scale; below the reach of higher paying jobs.The FLSA began on a Saturday, June 25, 1938, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed 121 bills, one of th ...

(4 pages) 103 0 0.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Laboring the Lambs / Evolution of Child Labor

r stress to follow the law and in 1938, the federal government, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), gained control over the minimum ages and hours worked for child laborers of the US (Clark-Ben ... ges and hours worked for American employees, the federal government has sustained the law under the FLSA. "The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, an ...

(7 pages) 70 0 4.5 Sep/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Employee Safety, Health, and Welfare Law Paper

t, were forced to work many hours for barely a livable wage. "The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) was enacted to establish standards for minimum wages, overtime pay, employer recordkeeping, an ... mployer recordkeeping, and child labor" (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2007).In those times, the FLSA established a twenty-five cents minimum wage, and mandated a 40-hour workweek. Any time spent o ...

(4 pages) 300 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

MGT 434 Employment Law State and Federal Systems

have their own set of provisions. When state regulations differ from The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations, employers must comply with whichever law is more generous to the employee. Althou ... r expand the minimum protections afforded by the Federal laws. The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938(FLSA) is a landmark act where Federal labor law regulates minimum wage, overtime pay, equal pay and ...

(7 pages) 140 0 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Total Compensation Methods Paper

may pay under federal or state law, stated as an amount of pay per hour. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is federal law that establishes a minimum wage and requirements for overtime pay and child lab ... blishes a minimum wage and requirements for overtime pay and child labor.Another requirement of the FLSA is that employers must pay higher wages for overtime, defined as hours worked beyond 40 hours p ...

(5 pages) 284 0 0.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management

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 Hour Division. The Act regul ... and fifteen cents. Global economy and global corporations in the twenty-first century will test the FLSA and require the need to revamp and to add additional protections for both employer and employee ...

(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 employers to pay employees, who a ... st the federal minimum wage and overtime pay for more than 40 hours worked in a given workweek. The FLSA was originally established in 1934, but has been amended several times in order to make changes ... rk that is done by the SWAT team.There are five things an employer can do to ensure compliance with FLSA and avoid claims:1. Clearly Communicate That Non-Exempt Employees Will Be Paid For All Time Wor ...

(2 pages) 2271 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management

Employer/Employee Relations

UPS meets and abides by the governing rulings that apply in regard to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). "Employees whose jobs are governed by the FLSA are either "exempt" or "nonexempt. Nonexempt e ... employees are entitled to overtime pay and exempt employees are not. Most employees covered by the FLSA are nonexempt" (U.S. Department of Labor, 2010).Some jobs are classified as exempt by definitio ...

(6 pages) 62 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management