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Wage and Hour Laws

Many people throughout the world work in horrible conditions for extremely little pay. Fortunately, in the U.S., there are a group of laws that protect workers' rights with respect to pay and hours worked. Among the most powerful of them are “wage and hour laws,” which set the minimum amount someone may earn per hour worked.

Each state has its own set of wage and hour laws. Many also make provisions for how many hours someone can work per day and set different minimums for overtime pay, weekend pay, and overtime pay. Click through the articles below to learn about the general rules for wage and hour laws, as well as some state-specific information and wage and hour law legal answers.

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