What is the purpose of Fair Labor Standards Act?

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.

What is Title 5 in the federal government?

Regularly scheduled or irregular overtime pay (title 5): Overtime pay provided under 5 U.S.C. is pay for hours of work officially ordered or approved in excess of applicable overtime standards (generally 8 hours in a day or 40 hours in an administrative workweek).

What is Section 7 of the FLSA?

Section 7(r) of the Fair Labor Standards Act – Break Time for Nursing Mothers Provision. Effective March 23, 2010, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act amended the FLSA to require employers to provide a nursing mother reasonable break time to express breast milk after the birth of her child.

Who is not covered under the Fair Labor Standards Act?

Employees at businesses with fewer than two employees. Employees at businesses that have an annual revenue of less than $500,000 and who do not engage in interstate commerce[i] Railroad workers (covered instead by the Railway Labor Act) Truck drivers (covered instead by the Motor Carriers Act)

What is Title 13 of the United States Code?

People sworn to uphold Title 13 are legally required to maintain the confidentiality of your data. Every person with access to your data is sworn for life to protect your information and understands that the penalties for violating this law are applicable for a lifetime. Violating the law is a serious federal crime.

What is 7i payroll?

Section 207(i) of the FLSA (“7(i)”) is meant to relieve employers in retail and service businesses from the obligation to pay overtime to certain commission-based employees.

Does the Fair Work Act apply to everyone?

Coverage. The Fair Work Act applies to all businesses which are ‘national system employers’. A business will be a national system employer if it is an incorporated entity, such as a ‘Pty Ltd’ which is actually trading or if engaged in interstate trade of commerce.