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General Industry

Fair Labor Standards Act and Equal Pay Act

About the Course

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. This online training 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 eLearning course include: FLSA, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Exempt Employees, Contractors, Compensatory Time, Child Labor, Nursing Mothers, and Equal Pay Act (EPA). After completing this training the learner will be able to recognize the significant aspects and exemptions of both the FLSA and EPA.