Pay and Benefits

Alert: The Wage and Hour Division is providing information on common issues employers and workers face when responding to COVID-19, including the effects on wages and hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act and job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act.

What do I need to know about compensating my employees?

The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to helping you pay your employees properly and navigate your responsibilities if you provide employee benefits.

Please select one of the following questions to learn more about pay and benefits and find out whom to contact if you need more information.