Work Hours Information

Authored By: U.S. Department of Labor

Federal laws pertaining to work hours are enforced by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor's Employment Standard Administration. The Wage and Hour Division enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements and the labor requirements under federal law. This web site contains information about: (1) Breaks & Meal Periods, (2) Flexible Schedules, (3) Full-time Employment, (4) Holidays, (5) Job Sharing, (6) Night Work & Shift Work, (7) Overtime, (8) Part-time Employment, (9) Recordkeeping & Reporting, (10) Sick Leave, (11) Travel Time, (12) Vacation Leave, (13) Weekend Work and much more.

Last Review and Update: Jul 29, 2008
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