Posted on behalf of Phillips Law Group on Dec 28, 2010 in Employee Rights
The Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA, is a wide-ranging federal law thats designed to protect workers by imposing basic standards of reasonability in how they are put to work for employers. The law was originally enacted in 1938 to combat employer practices that exploited their workers by way of required overtime without the requisite pay, employing underage workers and other practices that were seen as not only unreasonable, but dangerous. If you or a loved one feels your rights are being exploited by an unfair employer, contact an Arizona workers rights lawyer today for a case review.Below is an overview of the FLSA and worker exploitation. Youll find information regarding the basic requirements of the FLSA, certain abuses that constitute worker exploitation and how you should proceed if you or someone you love has been harmed as a result of this issue.
The FLSA is an enormous federal law, and the aspects of employment that it covers include:
There are other requirements, including equal pay for equal work, but the most common problems that arise in terms of worker exploitation involve minimum wage and overtime pay. Below are some common issues that arise with the FLSA.
There are several issues that arise that by result violate certain tenets of the FLSA, and a few examples appear below:
If you feel that your rights under the FLSA or any other employment statute have been violated, you need to take action as soon as possible. Contact the FLSA and worker exploitation attorneys at Phillips Law Group to schedule a free initial consultation by phone 1-800-706-3000. No fees to start your case and no fees unless we win.
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