Wage and Hour Law Overview (8 hrs)

Course Description

Wage and Hour Law Overview – 8 hrs. CPE

This course provides an overview of the wage and hour laws as mandated by the U.S. Department of Labor under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Department of Labor enforces more than 180 federal labor laws. These mandates and the regulations that implement them cover many workplace activities for about 10 million employers and 125 million workers. Minimum wage, overtime pay, freedom from employment discrimination, unemployment insurance, and workers’ compensation are areas of high concern.

Course Information

Price: $99
Course No. MC003
Format: Online pdf (158 pages). Printed book available.
Prerequisites: None
Advance Preparation: None
Level: Overview
CPE Credit: 8 Hrs.
Field of Study: Business Law
Course expiration:  You have one year from date of purchase to complete the course.
Course Revision Date: March 2016


This course is intended as an introduction to the U.S. wage and hour laws. At the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose and of the U.S. Department of Labor and give a brief history of the various acts initiated by the Department.
  • Recognize the terms commonly used by the Department of Labor
  • Identify the specifics about the Fair Labor Standards Act including its limitations and scope of coverage.
  • Identify the specifics regarding basic payroll laws.
  • Describe the Wage and Hour Division enforcement procedures for both unfair labor practices and collection of back pay.
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