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Special Public Sector Rules
Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

The following two  fact sheets provide general information about state and local government employment:

State and Local Governments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

Police and Fire Fighters Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

In addition, Regulations, 29 CFR Part 553 provide detailed information on how the FLSA applies to state and local governments and their employees.