Hearing on the Fair Labor Standards Act: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, Ninety-ninth Congress, First Session, Hearing Held in Washington, DC, on September 24, 1985

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Page 131 - FINDING AND DECLARATION OF POLICY SEC. 2. (a) The Congress hereby finds that the existence, in industries engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, of labor conditions detrimental to the maintenance of the minimum standard of living necessary for health, efficiency, and general well-being of workers...
Page 206 - If his hours of work fluctuate from week to week, his regular rate of pay will vary from week to week and will be the average hourly rate each week. Suppose that during the course of four weeks the employee works 40, 44, 50, and 47 hours. His regular hourly rate of pay in each of these weeks is approximately $1.65, $1.50, $1.32, and $1.40, respectively. Since the employee has already received straight-time compensation on a salary basis for all hours worked, only additional half-time pay is due....
Page 64 - Congress' treatment of public mass transit reinforces our conviction that the national political process systematically protects States from the risk of having their functions in that area handicapped by Commerce Clause regulation. This analysis makes clear that Congress...
Page 103 - FLSA coverage for state and local governments would probably be less today than in 1974. The 1985 Court Decision The Supreme Court overruled NLC v. Usery in its recent Garcia v. San Antonio Metropolitan Transit Authority decision. Now state and local government employees are again protected by FLSA. Essentially this means that they must be paid no less than $3.35 per hour and must be paid time and one-half for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week.
Page 105 - suffer or permit to work" was "obviously not intended to stamp all persons as employees who, without any express or implied compensation agreement, might work for their own advantage on the premises of another."20 In United States v.
Page 129 - PREPARED STATEMENT Mr. Chairman, members of the subcommittee : I am happy to have the opportunity to appear before this committee after serving my first year as Governor of the Farm Credit Administration. It is a privilege to meet with this distinguished committee, who are so much interested in helping farmers to maintain a financially sound and dynamic agriculture. A strong agricultural economy...
Page 45 - September 30, 1963, and September 3, 1964, or in excess of 42 hours in any week between September 3, 1964 and September 3, 1965), overtime rates must be paid. Whether or not he worked in excess of 40 hours in any week (or in excess of such other maximum workweek as may apply) , records for such an employee would have to be kept in accordance with the regulations covering records for nonexempt employees (Part 516 of this chapter) . [28 FR 9505, Aug.
Page 96 - Individuals who volunteer or donate their services, usually on a part-time basis, for public service, religious or humanitarian objectives, not as employees and without contemplation of pay, are not considered as employees of the religious, charitable and similar nonprofit corporations which receive their services.
Page 99 - Usery that the application of the Fair Labor Standards Act to State and local government employees engaged in traditional governmental activities was unconstitutional.
Page 113 - Act of 1938 states that it is the policy of the act to correct and as rapidly as practicable to eliminate labor conditions detrimental to the maintenance of the minimum standard of living necessary for the health, efficiency, and general well-being of workers.

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