FLSA Turns 80: Modern-Day Wage Theft

By Lee Schreter and Pierre-Joseph Noebes (June 20, 2018, 12:59 PM EDT) -- Originally signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act turns 80 this year. In this Expert Analysis series, attorneys most familiar with the statute provide different perspectives on the law's impact and development over the course of its history.

Lee Schreter

Pierre-Joseph Noebes Eighty years ago, in an era in which the workplace was largely unregulated, President Franklin D. Roosevelt challenged Congress to enact a law that established fair labor standards. What emerged as the Fair Labor Standards Act was the culmination of government efforts to regulate workplace conditions, minimum wage, overtime and child labor. The...

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