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Labor and Employment Law: Federal Laws

Federal Employment Laws by Employer Size

A chart from Practical Law provides information on the applicability of federal labor and employment laws (including laws not discussed in this guide, such as Title VII of the ADEA, the Americans With Disabilities Act, and the Family and Medical Leave Act) by sizes of businesses, from employers with one employee to employers with more than one hundred employees.

Wages and Fair Labor Standards

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C.A. § 201, establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and youth employment standards affecting employees in the private sector and in Federal, State, and local governments.

Federal Civil Rights Statutes

Sources and Analysis of Federal Labor Laws

Federal Health & Safety Statutes

Federal Labor Relations Statutes