Department of Labor- Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Resources
- FLSA Basics- These videos provide employers and employees the basic information they need to understand their rights and obligations under the Fair Labor Standard Acts.
- “Know Your Rights” video series- These videos are geared toward workers to provide valuable basic information around topics including; what the federal minimum wage is; when overtime pay is due; when an employer has to pay an employee; whether off the clock work is compensable or not; who is an employee and who is an independent contractor; what rights young workers have; whether seasonal workers are subject to wage and hour laws or not. These videos are available in English and Spanish.
- Fact Sheet Index Page- This an index of 1-2 page Fact Sheets ranging from industry specific issues and relevant issues to those employers to individual topics such as “hours worked”. Examples of Fact Sheets available include; Restaurant and New Businesses. Many of these fact sheets are available in many languages.
- Compliance Toolkits- DOL/WHD also offers a series of interactive step-by-step toolkits to walk employers through a variety of scenarios, in-depth guides to help employers navigate the requirements of the wage and hour laws. These compliance assistance toolkits answer the most frequent questions about federal labor standards, and include posters that meet federal labor law notice requirements
- Power Point presentations- These presentations are for employers and employees to self-educate on many in-depth topics concerning The Department of Labor and the FSLA.
- Many of the these resources are available in many different languages, These languages include: Spanish, Vietnamese, Korean, Chinese, Thai, Haitian, Russian, Hmong, Tagalog, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Urdu, Hindi, Bahasa Indonesian, Somali, Samoan and Punjabi. To find out if a publication you need is available in a certain language by visiting the Publications by Language page.
- If you have questions or concerns, you can contact the Department of Labor anonymously via their hotline at 1-866-487-9243