Fair Labor Standards Act Essay
assessed for each child labor violation that causes the death or serious injury of any minor employee, and these assessments may be doubled, up to $100,000 when the violations are determined to be willful or repeated (LindenMeyer, 2004).
In the “Fair Labor Standard Act” the federal minimum wage began at 25 cents per hour in 1938 and it has had over twenty amendments made over the years for increases. The latest rate of $7.25 per hour was effective on July 24, 2009. In addition to a minimum wage