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The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a United States Federal law that
was enacted in 1938. Amendments have been made to this law since it was
passed. It establishes minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child
labor standards affecting full-time and part-time workers in the private
sector and in Federal, State, and local governments. The FLSA provides for
minimum standards for both wages and overtime entitlements and specifies
administrative procedures by which covered work-time must be compensated.
An employee's FLSA status is determined by a Human Resources
Specialist and is based on the type of position (e.g., executive,
administrative, professional, technical, clerical, and other) and the
nature of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The OF-8,
Position Description cover sheet, contains a box that is checked by the
HR Specialist to indicate whether the position is non-exempt or exempt
from the FLSA. An employee in: