As an employee, it is important for you to be familiar with how wage and hour laws affect you. This course tells you what you need to know about wage and hour laws in the context of everyday life on the job. For instance, it'll explain the importance of accurately documenting your working time and explore your responsibilities with regard to overtime. The course will also give you guidance about what you should do if you have questions about wage and hour issues. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by the Labor & Employment Law Group of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz, PC. Please note, however, that the course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments. This information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state.
- Identify how circumstances can affect your minimum wage
- Distinguish truths and myths about employer obligations related to hours worked under FLSA and state law
- Recognize true statements about overtime and how overtime pay is calculated
- Recognize what to do if you have questions about wage and hour issues