Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Equal Pay Act (EPA)

<p>The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards. The Equal Pay Act (EPA) is a federal law that requires men and women in the same workplace to receive equal pay for equal work.</p><p>This course provides an overview of the FLSA and EPA with a concentration on employer concerns. It also covers important distinctions between exempt and non-exempt employees and between employees and independent contractors. Topics in this course include: FLSA, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Exempt Employees, Contractors, Compensatory Time, Child Labor, Nursing Mothers, and Equal Pay Act (EPA). After completing this course, learners will be able to recognize the significant aspects and exemptions of both the FLSA and EPA.</p>

After this course learners will be able to recognize the significant aspects of the fair labor standards act and the equal pay act. recognize the important exemptions specified by the flsa and epa that affect employers and many employees who are salaried, work in a specialized industry, or are classified as independent contractors.