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Topical Fact Sheet Index (Alphabetic)

 

Unnumbered Fact Sheets

 

  • Teen Driving Fact Sheet ( PDF ) — Teen Driving on the Job
    • Adolescentes que conducen en el trabajo ( PDF )

 

 


 

Numbered Fact Sheets

  • Fact Sheet #1 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Construction Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Haitian Creole ( PDF )
    • Spanish, Hoja de Datos #1 ( PDF , HTML ) — La Industria de Construcción Bajo la Ley de Normas Razonables de Trabajo (FLSA - abreviatura en inglés)
  • Fact Sheet #2 ( PDF , HTML ) — Restaurants and Fast Food Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #2A ( PDF , HTML ) — Employing Youth in Restaurants under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #3 ( PDF , HTML ) — Professional Offices under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #4 ( PDF , HTML ) — Security Guard/Maintenance Service Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #5 ( PDF , HTML ) — Real Estate and Rental Agencies under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #6 ( PDF , HTML ) — Retail Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #7 ( PDF , HTML ) — State and Local Governments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #8 ( PDF , HTML ) — Police and Fire Fighters under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #9 ( PDF , HTML ) — Manufacturing Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #10 ( PDF , HTML ) — Wholesale and Warehouse Industries under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #11 ( PDF , HTML ) — Automobile Dealers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #12 ( PDF , HTML ) — Agricultural Employers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #13 ( PDF , HTML ) — Employment Relationship under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #14 ( PDF , HTML ) — Coverage under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #14A ( PDF , HTML ) — Non-Profit Organizations and the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #15 ( PDF , HTML ) — Tipped Employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #15A ( PDF , HTML ) — Ownership of Tips Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #16 ( PDF , HTML ) — Deductions From Wages For Uniforms And Other Facilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #17A ( PDF , HTML ) — Exemption for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Computer and Outside Sales
    • Spanish (PDF)
  • Fact Sheet #17B ( PDF , HTML ) — Executive Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17C ( PDF , HTML ) — Administrative Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17D ( PDF , HTML ) — Professional Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17E ( PDF , HTML ) — Computer-Related Occupations Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17F ( PDF , HTML ) — Outside Sales Exemption
  • Fact Sheet #17G ( PDF , HTML ) — Salary Basis, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17H ( PDF , HTML ) — Highly-Compensated Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17I ( PDF , HTML ) — Blue-Collar Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17J ( PDF , HTML ) — First Responders, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17K ( PDF , HTML ) — Veterans, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17L ( PDF , HTML ) — Insurance Claims Adjusters, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17M ( PDF , HTML ) — Financial Services Industry Employees, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet #17N ( PDF , HTML ) — Nurses, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17O ( PDF , HTML ) — Technologists and Technicians, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17P ( PDF , HTML ) — Construction Workers, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17Q ( PDF , HTML ) — Journalists/Reporters, Part 541 Exemptions
  • Fact Sheet # 17S ( PDF , HTML ) — Higher Education Institutions and Overtime Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet # 17T ( PDF , HTML ) — Special Salary Levels For the U.S. Territories
  • Fact Sheet # 17U ( PDF , HTML ) — Nondiscretionary Bonuses and Incentive Payments (Including Commissions) and Part 541 Exempt Employees
  • Fact Sheet #18 ( PDF , HTML ) — Section 13 (a) (3) Exemption For Seasonal Amusement or Recreational Establishments under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #19 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Motor Carrier Exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #20 ( PDF , HTML ) — Employees Paid Commissions by Retail Establishments Who are Exempt Under Section 7(i) from Overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #21 ( PDF , HTML ) — Recordkeeping Requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #22 ( PDF , HTML ) — Hours Worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #23 ( PDF , HTML ) — Overtime Pay Requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #24 ( PDF , HTML ) — Homeworkers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #25 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Home Health Care Industry under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #26 ( PDF , HTML ) — Section H-2A of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) — For applications submitted on or after March 15, 2010
    • Haitian Creole ( PDF )
    • Spanish ( PDF , HTML ) — La aplicación de las exigencias H-2A a la industria agrícola para solicitudes H-2A sometidas el 15 o después del 15 de marzo de 2010
  • Fact Sheet #27 ( PDF , HTML ) — New Businesses under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheet #28 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993

     

  • Fact Sheet #28A ( PDF , HTML ) — The Family and Medical Leave Act Military Leave Entitlements
  • Fact Sheet #28B ( PDF , HTML ) — FMLA leave for birth, placement, bonding, or to care for a child with a serious health condition on the basis of an “in loco parentis” relationship
  • Fact Sheet #28C ( PDF , HTML ) — The definition of “parent” as it applies to an individual who stood in loco parentis to an employee for FMLA “eldercare” protections
  • Fact Sheet #28D ( PDF , HTML ) — Employer Notification Requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #28E ( PDF , HTML ) — Employee Notice Requirements under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28F ( PDF , HTML ) — Qualifying Reasons for Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28G ( PDF , HTML ) — Certification of a Serious Health Condition under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28H ( PDF , HTML ) — 12-month period under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #28I ( PDF , HTML ) — Calculation of Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28J ( PDF , HTML ) — Special Rules for Airline Flight Crew Employees under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28K ( PDF , HTML ) — “Son or Daughter” 18 years of age or older under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28L ( PDF , HTML ) — Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act for Spouses Working for the Same Employer
  • Fact Sheet #28M ( PDF , HTML ) — The Military Family Leave Provisions under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(a) ( PDF , HTML ) — Military Caregiver Leave for a Current Servicemember under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(b) ( PDF , HTML ) — Military Caregiver Leave for a Veteran under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28M(c) ( PDF , HTML ) — Qualifying Exigency Leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act
  • Fact Sheet #28N ( PDF , HTML ) — Joint Employment and Primary and Secondary Employer Responsibilities Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #30 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Federal Garnishment Law
  • Fact Sheet #31 ( PDF , HTML ) — Nursing Care Facilities under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #32 ( PDF , HTML ) — Youth Minimum Wage under the Fair Labor Standards Act

     

  • Fact Sheet #33 ( PDF , HTML ) — Residential Care Facilities (Group Homes) under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #34 ( PDF , HTML ) — Important Changes in the Child Labor Laws Affecting the Driving of Automobiles and Trucks Under Hazardous Occupations Order No. 2
  • Fact Sheet #35 ( PDF , HTML ) — Joint Employment and Independent Contractors Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
  • Fact Sheet #36 ( PDF , HTML ) — Employee Polygraph Protection Act of 1988
  • Fact Sheet #37 ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of the Federal Child Labor Provisions to Amusement Parks and Recreation Establishments
  • Fact Sheet #38 ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of the Federal Child Labor Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to Grocery Stores

     

  • Fact Sheet #39 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Employment of Workers with Disabilities at Subminimum Wages
  • Fact Sheet #39A ( PDF , HTML ) — How to Obtain a Certificate Authorizing the Payment of Subminimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39B ( PDF , HTML ) — Prevailing Wages and Commensurate Wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39C ( PDF , HTML ) — Hours Worked and the Payment of Subminimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39D ( PDF , HTML ) — Incorporating Personal Time, Fatigue and Delay (PF&D) Allowances When Determining Piece Rates to be Paid Workers with Disabilities Receiving Subminimum Wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39E ( PDF , HTML ) — Determining Hourly Commensurate Wages to be Paid Workers with Disabilities under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #39F ( PDF , HTML ) — The Payment of Subminimum Wages to Workers with Disabilities Who Are Employed on Federal Service Contracts Subject to the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act
  • Fact Sheet #39G ( PDF , HTML ) — The 2010 National Community Rehabilitation Program Compliance Baseline Survey
  • Fact Sheet #39H ( PDF , HTML ) — The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act and limitations on Payment of Subminimum Wages under Section 14(c) of the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #39I ( PDF , HTML ) — Adjusting Commensurate Wage Rates under a Section 14(c) Certificate after a Change in the Minimum Wage
  • Fact Sheet #40 ( PDF , HTML ) — Federal Child Labor Laws In Farm Jobs
    • Spanish #40 : Resumen de las disposiciones del trabajo de menores de edad de la Ley de Normas Justas de Trabajo (FLSA - siglas en inglés) para las ocupaciones agrícolas.( PDF )

     

  • Fact Sheet #41 ( PDF , HTML ) — Child Labor Compliance Survey Fact Sheet
  • Fact Sheet #43 ( PDF , HTML ) — Child Labor Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) for Nonagricultural Occupations
    • Spanish #43 : Resumen de las disposiciones sobre el trabajo de menores de edad de la Ley de Normas Justas de Trabajo (FLSA - siglas en inglés) para ocupaciones no agrícolas( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #44 ( PDF , HTML ) — Visits to Employers

     

  • Fact Sheet #45 ( PDF , HTML ) — Hotel and Motel Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #46 ( PDF , HTML ) — Daycare Centers and Preschools Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #47 ( PDF , HTML ) — Minimum Wage, Recordkeeping and Child Labor Requirements of U.S. Law Applicable to Foreign Commercial Vehicle Operators and Helpers
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 47 — Disposiciones sobre salario mínimo, mantenimiento de registros y trabajo de menores de la Ley de los Estados Unidos aplicables a los conductores de vehículos comerciales extranjeros y sus ayudantes

     

  • Fact Sheet #48 ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of U.S. Labor Laws to Immigrant Workers : Effect of Hoffman Plastic decision on laws enforced by the Wage and Hour Division
    • Chinese ( PDF )
    • Korean ( PDF )
    • Thai ( PDF )
    • Vietnamese ( PDF )
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 48 — Aplicación de las Leyes Laborales de EE UU a Obreros Inmigrantes: Impacto de la decisión Hoffman Plastic sobre las leyes que la Sección de Horas y Sueldos hace cumplir

     

  • Fact Sheet #49 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 49 ( PDF ) — Ley para la Protección de los Obreros Agrícolas Migratorios y de Temporada
    • Hmong ( PDF )
    • Creole ( PDF )

     

  • Fact Sheet #50 ( PDF , HTML ) — Transportation under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

     

  • Fact Sheet #51 ( PDF , HTML ) — Field Sanitation Standards under the Occupational Safety and Health Act
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 51 ( PDF ) — Normas de Sanidad en el Campo bajo la Ley de Seguridad y Sanidad Ocupacional

     

  • Fact Sheet #52 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Health Care Industry and Youth Employment
  • Fact Sheet #53 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Health Care Industry and Hours Worked
  • Fact Sheet #54 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Health Care Industry and Calculating Overtime Pay
  • Fact Sheet #55 ( PDF , HTML ) — Changes in the Rules on the Employment of Minors Exempt from Compulsory School Attendance in Businesses Where Machines Process Wood Products
  • Fact Sheet #56 ( PDF , HTML ) — Stock Options under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #56A (PDF, HTML) — Overview of the Regular Rate of Pay Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #56B (PDF, HTML) — State and Local Scheduling Law Penalties and the Regular Rate under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #56C (PDF, HTML) — Bonuses under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #57 ( PDF , HTML ) — Hazardous Occupations Order No. 12 . Rules for Employing Youth and the Loading of Power-Driven Balers and Compactors under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #58 ( PDF , HTML ) — Cooking and Baking under the Federal Youth Employment Provisions of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #60 ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of the Federal Youth Employment Provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to the Employment of lifeguards
  • Fact Sheet #61 — Day Laborers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

     

  • Fact Sheets #62 ( Numerical Index ) ( Topical Index ) — H-1B Fact Sheets  
  • Fact Sheet #63 ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of Federal Labor Laws to Reforestation
  • Fact Sheet #63a ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of Federal Labor Laws to Pine Straw
  • Fact Sheet #64 ( PDF , HTML ) — Call Centers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #65 ( PDF , HTML ) — Rounding Practices for Student-Learners Earning Subminimum Wages
  • Fact Sheet #66 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA)
  • Fact Sheet #67 ( PDF , HTML ) — The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA)
  • Fact Sheet #68 ( PDF , HTML ) — What Constitutes a Full-Time Employee Under H-1B Visa Program?
  • Fact Sheet #69 ( PDF , HTML ) — Requirements to Participate in the H-2B Program
    • Hoja de Datos Núm. 69 ( PDF , HTML )— Exigencias para Participar en el Programa H-2B

     

  • Fact Sheet #70 ( PDF , HTML ) — Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Furloughs and Other Reductions in Pay and Hours Worked Issues
  • Fact Sheet #71 ( PDF , HTML ) — Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #72 ( PDF , HTML ) — Employment & Wages Under Federal Law During Natural Disasters & Recovery
    • Chinese Version ( PDF )
    • Spanish Version ( PDF )
    • Vietnamese Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #72A (PDF, HTML) — Major Disaster Claims Adjusters Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #73 ( PDF , HTML ) — Break Time for Nursing Mothers under the FLSA
    • Spanish Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #74 ( PDF , HTML ) — Employment of Youth in Roofing Occupations and On Roofs under the FLSA
    • Spanish Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #75 ( PDF , HTML ) — Youth Peddling under the FLSA
  • Fact Sheet #76 ( PDF , HTML ) — Car Wash and Auto Detailing Establishments Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #77A ( PDF , HTML ) — Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #77B ( PDF , HTML ) — Protection for Individuals Under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Fact Sheet #77C ( PDF , HTML ) — Prohibiting Retaliation Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA)
    • Spanish Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #77D ( PDF , HTML ) — Retaliation Prohibited under the H-2A Temporary Visa Program
    • Spanish Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #78 ( PDF , HTML ) — General Overview of the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78A ( PDF , HTML ) — Corresponding Employment Under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78B ( PDF , HTML ) — Recruiting Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78C ( PDF , HTML ) — Wage Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78D ( PDF , HTML ) — Deductions and Prohibited Fees under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78E ( PDF , HTML ) — Job Hours and the Three-Fourths Guarantee
  • Fact Sheet #78F ( PDF , HTML ) — Inbound and Outbound Transportation Expenses, and Visa and Other Related Fees under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78G ( PDF , HTML ) — Disclosure of the Job Order and Notice of Worker Rights under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #78H ( PDF , HTML ) — Retaliation Prohibited under the H-2B Temporary Visa Program
  • Fact Sheet #78I ( PDF , HTML ) — Record Retention Requirements under the H-2B Program
  • Fact Sheet #79 ( PDF , HTML ) — Private Home and Domestic Service Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #79A ( PDF , HTML ) — Companionship Services Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #79B ( PDF , HTML ) — live-in Domestic Service Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Tagalog Version ( PDF )
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #79C ( PDF , HTML ) — Recordkeeping Requirements for Individuals, Families, or Households Who Employ Domestic Service Workers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #79D ( PDF , HTML ) — Hours Worked Applicable to Domestic Service Employment Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Fact Sheet #79F ( PDF , HTML ) — Paid Family or Household Members in Certain Medicaid-Funded and Certain Other Publicly Funded Programs Offering Home Care Services Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #79G ( PDF , HTML ) — Application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to Shared living Programs, including Adult Foster Care and Paid Roommate Situations
    • Chinese Traditional Version ( PDF )
  • Fact Sheet #80 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Prohibition against Shipment of “Hot Goods” Under the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Fact Sheet #81 ( PDF , HTML ) — The Davis-Bacon Wage Survey Process
  • Fact Sheet #82 ( PDF , HTML ) — Fluctuating Workweek Method of Computing Overtime Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) / “Bonus Rule” Final Rule

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