The Wage and Hour Division is committed to protecting and enhancing the welfare of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Federal laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family and Medical Leave Act, provide critical worker protections regarding wages and hours worked and job-protected leave during the pandemic.  The resources below offer information on common issues employers and employees face during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Essential Workers – Essential Protections: Training Opportunities

Questions about your pay?

Questions about break time for nursing mothers?

Questions about time off from work if you or a family member are sick?

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Contact Us

Report wage, hour and leave concerns at https://webapps.dol.gov/contactwhd/ or 1-866-487-9243.

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