- Wage and Hour Division enforces federal laws pertaining to work hours, such as
- Federal minimum wage
- Overtime pay
- Child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
- WHD also enforces labor requirements of the following:
Discussion of these acts appears in the Government Contracts subtopic under the Wages topic.
The Wage and Hour Division has a variety of guidance materials available for both employees and employers on the subject of work hours.
Choose from the Work Hours subtopics list to narrow your browsing. Also, see the Wage and Hour Division's Web pages on wages and hours worked.