Research and identify the salient features of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Provide a definition of exempt and nonexempt employees. State at least three criteria that differentiate an exempt and nonexempt employee. Research and discuss the proposed changes to the FLSA—the first real changes since 1938. How do these modifications differ from the 1938 law? How will the status of exempt and nonexempt employees be altered? Do you think these changes benefit employees or the employer? Explain. What are the controversies associated with these modifications? Include the union’s objections. Which do you prefer—the current FLSA law or the proposed changes? Explain by giving valid reasons.

 

 

This needs to have in-text citations, full reference list, and APA format.  It also needs to be plagiarism free. 

 

Assignment 2 Grading Criteria

Maximum Points

Researched and identified the salient features of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and provided a definition of exempt and nonexempt employees.

15

Identified and stated at least three criteria that differentiate an exempt from a nonexempt employee.

10

Researched the proposed changes to the FLSA and discussed how these changes differ from the 1938 law and provided an opinion on which group the proposed changes will most benefit.

10

Identified controversies associated with the modifications to the FLSA and provided an opinion on his or her preference—the current law or the proposed changes.

10

Presented a structured report free of spelling and grammatical errors and cited sources in APA format when necessary.

 

 

5

Total:

50

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