Small Business Rundown

Wage & Hour Laws Explained

March 09, 2023 Season 1 Episode 4
Small Business Rundown
Wage & Hour Laws Explained
Show Notes

In this episode of the Small Business Rundown, NFIB's Senior Vice President of Advocacy Adam Temple interviews Beth Milito, Executive Director of the NFIB Small Business Legal Center, about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its impact on small business owners. Beth goes in-depth on various aspects of FLSA compliance, such as: 

  • Distinguishing between employees and independent contractors 
  • Minimum wage 
  • Tipped employees 
  • Overtime pay guidelines 
  • Child labor rules 
  • Record keeping and notice posting 

Milito provides useful information on these topics and warns listeners of the penalties for non-compliance.  

The Small Business Legal Center also offers a printable Wage and Hour Guide on this topic, which can be read here

NFIB members can also receive a free federal labor law poster that includes the FLSA requirements by calling (800) 552-NFIB or emailing

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