Wage and Hour Laws

Course Overview:
This course provides an overview of the wage and hour laws as mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The course describes how the DOL enforces more than 180 federal labor laws, and how these mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities. Areas of high concern include minimum wage, overtime pay, freedom from employment discrimination, unemployment insurance, and workers' compensation. In addition, the course examines the most recent significant change to the Fair Labor Standards Act that went into effect August 23, 2004 and is defined by the Department of Labor as the "FairPay rules."

Learning Objectives:

After completing this course, participants should be able to:
  • Determine the purpose of the U.S. Department of Labor.
  • Recognize the terms commonly used by the Department of Labor.
  • Identify the specifics about the Fair Labor Standards Act including its limitations and scope of coverage.
  • Identify the specifics regarding basic payroll laws.
  • Specify the Wage and Hour Division enforcement procedures for both unfair labor practices and collection of back pay.

  • Prerequisites/Advanced┬áPreparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    Colleen Neuharth McClain
    Colleen Neuharth McClain is a certified public accountant (CPA) practicing in the fields of financial accounting and controllership as a sole proprietor. She is a graduate of the University of Texas and has served for more than 15 years as a financial controller for various organizations; small and large, public and private, domestic and international. She is now sharing her knowledge and experiences with other accountants through writing continuing education material and exam questions.

    Price (USD)

    Standard: $24.95


    Course Code : 99NEU06-tx

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : New Standards
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Personnel/Human Resources

    Theme : Miscellaneous

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