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Fair Labor Standards Act
Fair Labor Standards Act

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that protects employees by establishing standards for a minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping, and youth employment. Every employee needs to be properly classified as exempt or nonexempt. Make sure you are in compliance!

​UUA Resources

Notice: The salary level threshold for white-collar exempt status is increasing to $684/week (from $455/week) on January 1, 2020.

  • FLSA FAQ (PDF): Contains details of the law, including exemptions and recordkeeping requirements.
  • FLSA Compliance Guide (PDF): Walks you through a process of assessing compliance and making necessary adjustments.

U.S. Department of Labor Resources

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  • Jan is passionate about helping congregations live out their values within their walls! Her work is inspired by the mission of the UUA Office of Church Staff Finances: Guided by the values of our faith, we equip congregations for excellence as employers and their staff for financial competence and...

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