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  • Agencies
    • Labor Standards Bureau (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)
      Programs and information on wage and hours including: breaks & meals, hours of work & overtime, "one day of rest in seven", minimum wage, prevailing wage rate, wage pay & collection, and wage deductions. Also links to information and programs on medical exams & testing, records, seats for workers, street trades, work permits, and business closings & mass layoffs.
    • WI Labor and Industry Review Commission
      Agency reviews administrative law judges' equal rights decisions
    • National Labor Relations Board

  • Complaints
    • Labor Standards (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)
      Includes wage non-payment, violations of minimum wage, overtime, or child labor laws, etc.
    • WERC Labor Relations Dispute Resolution
      WERC oversees private sector labor relations matters under the Wisconsin Employment Peace Act (WEPA) (Wis. Stat. ch. 111, Subchapter 1), over municipal labor relations under the Municipal Employment Relations Act (MERA) (Wis. Stat. ch. 111, Subchapter IV), over state labor relations under the State Employment Labor Relations Act (SELRA) (Wis. Stat. ch. 111, Subchapter V), and over civil service appeals filed pursuant to Wis. Stat. s. 230.45 (1).

  • Arrest & Conviction Records Under the Law (WI Civil Rights Bureau)
  • Compliance Assistance -- Fair Labor Standards Act (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
    Access laws, regulations, proposed rules & final rules, and other resources to help you comply with FLSA. Resources include information on minimum wage & special minimum wage rates, FAQ, eLaws Advisor, Guides, and numerous Fact Sheets.
  • Internship Programs Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (WI Dept. of Labor)
  • NORMLEX: Database of International Labor Standards, Labor, and Social Security Laws

  • Wage & Hours
    • Wisconsin
      • Complaints (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)
      • WI Hours of Work and Overtime Law (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)
        Summary of overtime regulations. Includes information on exempt employees & workplaces. Answers questions regarding meal or rest breaks during work shift, overtime requirements, how to calculate overtime compensation, and what records must be kept by employers.
      • WI Minimum Wage Law (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)
    • Federal
      • Minimum Wage Resources (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
      • Wages (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
        Includes: back pay, hazard pay, holiday pay, last paycheck, overtime pay, severance pay, minimum & subminimum wage, etc.
      • Work Hours (U.S. Dept. of Labor)
        Includes: breaks & meals, flexible schedules, holidays, job sharing, overtime, part-time employment, travel time, etc.

  • WI Labor Standards Laws (WI Dept. of Workforce Development)

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