Overtime according to the dol non exempt employees

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Overtime: According to the DOL, non-exempt employees must receive one and a half times their regular rate of pay for overtime work. Child and Adolescent Labor Laws: According to the DOL youths under age 14
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may not be employed in non-agricultural occupations covered by the FLSA. Thirteen- year-olds may act or perform, deliver newspapers, and babysit according to federal law. Youths who are 14 or 15 years old may be employed outside of school hours in “non-hazardous” jobs for limited periods of time. They may work between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. when it does not interfere with school hours, up to three hours on a school day, and up to 18 hours in a school week. During school holidays they may work full-time adult hours, that is, up to 8
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hours on a non-school day and up to 40 hours in a non-school week. Youths aged 16 to 17 may be employed for unlimited hours in any occupation other than those declared hazardous by the Secretary of Labor. It is illegal for minors (under age 18) to perform jobs deemed hazardous, including mining, meat packing, operating power- driven machines, roofing, and driving. Record Keeping: The DOL requires that employers keep records of their employees’ information, such as full name, mailing address, birthdate, sex and occupation, hours worked each day and week, hourly pay rate, daily earnings, overtime earnings,
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total wages paid, date of payment, and all additions to or deductions from the employee’s wages. History of the FLSA Many other policies paved the way for the FLSA including Hammer v. Dangenhart, Adkins v. Children’s Hospital, the New Deal, the National Industrial Recovery Act (NRA), and others. Key players in the FLSA included President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, as well as Senator Hugo Black of Alabama and Representative William Connery of Massachusetts who agreed to sponsor
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earlier bills on this subject in the Senate and House, respectively. It took 26 rounds and 72 amendments through Congress for the bill to become law, but on June 25, 1938, the FDR administration claimed victory. Most of the amendments had been crafted to weaken the original bill, and in the end the bill predominately favored white citizens. Arguments in favor Arguments in favor of the FLSA describe equal rights for all people, including a minimum wage for all. Wage requirements and over-time pay help maintain equality amongst workers. The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013 would amend the FLSA to increase the federal minimal wage up to $10.10. However, the policy has had little
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traction in the House and Senate. After it was introduced in the Senate, it was referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions and has not been seen since. Another argument in favor of the FLSA involves children’s rights to their childhoods and to education. Proponents say no youths
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