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Guide To Overtime Pay Under The Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act mandates that certain employees are paid overtime when they work over 40 hours in a week. This guide will assist employees in determining if they are entitled to overtime, as well as employers trying to determine if they are required by law to pay an employee overtime.

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The Department of Labor website (link is below) is a fantastic resource for learning about all aspects of the Fair Labor Standards Act, including overtime pay. The website has information, pamphlets, resources, and even questionnaires that can help an employer or employee determine his or her rights and obligations under the FLSA.

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