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Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that was adopted in 1938. Employees covered by FLSA are subject to an hourly wage and receipt of overtime, generally after 40 hours per week, unless the position meets specific exemption criteria outlined below. The FLSA does not provide a limit on the number of hours employees ages 16 and older may work in any workweek, however all applicable child labor laws for employees under the age of 18 are posted and followed.

Employee Recognition

Employee recognition programs, including Employees of the Month and Year, the Annual Employee Recognition Program, State of Kansas and University service awards, and other recognition programs.

The University of Kansas (KU) recognizes the service and dedication of its outstanding employees through various ceremonies and awards presentations held throughout the year.


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