Reference Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Authored By: United States Department of Labor

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, record-keeping, and child labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. The information is also available in as a PDF on the website.


Last Review and Update: Jun 28, 2011