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Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Basics: What You Need to Know

Course Code:  KSF004

Course Name:  Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Basics: What You Need to Know

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  20 Minutes (Online)

Audience:  Supervisors 

Session Description:  The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is the feral law that establishes a minimum wage, premium pay for overtime hours worked by non-exempt employees, and protections for children who work.  This training provides an overview of the regulations and how they relate to your role and responsibilities as a supervisor.

Session Objectives: As a result of this session, participants will: 

  • Be able to explain the basics of FLSA
  • Understand the current status of FLSA at K-State
  • Be able to navigate time and leave procedures for non-exempt staff
  • Understand how to apply the travel and time policy for non-exempt staff


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You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.