The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Advisor provides employers and
employees with the information they need to understand Federal minimum wage,
overtime, child labor and recordkeeping requirements. The child labor section
answers questions from youth, parents, teachers and employers about Federal
child labor rules. This Advisor was developed by the Wage and Hour Division of
the Employment Standards Administration.
When you start the FLSA Advisor, you will be given a brief explanation
of what the FLSA does-and does not-require. You will then be provided an
opportunity to review answers to frequently asked questions or to explore
information on FLSA coverage, child labor rules, determining hours worked and
other FLSA topics.
The Department of Labor (DOL) developed the elaws Advisors to help employees and
employers understand their rights and responsibilities under numerous Federal
employment laws. Each Advisor includes links to more detailed information that
may be useful to the user, such as links to regulatory text, publications and
Please click Continue to begin.