Role of the Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division

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Which of the following prompted the creation of the Wage and Hour Division?

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1. Laws designed to protect the rights of employees are called:

2. Of the number of labor laws that are enforced by the Wage and Hour Division, which one sets the minimum hourly wage for workers that work on federal supply contracts?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet/quiz combo is a tool that is useful in checking your knowledge of the role of the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division. For the quiz, you need to know about different laws and acts regarding labor.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments help you see what you know about:

  • The president that signed the Fair Labor Standards Act into law
  • A labor law that was enforced by the Wage and Hour Division which gives employees 12 weeks of unpaid leave for medical reasons
  • Laws that help protect employees and their rights
  • An act that prompted the creation of the Wage and Hour Division
  • Act that sets the minimum hourly wage for workers that work on Federal supply contracts

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on DOL Wage and Hour Division
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about the president that signed the Fair Labor Standards Act into law and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about acts that regulate labor

Additional Learning

Get a little more comfortable with this material by using the lesson, Role of the Department of Labor's Wage & Hour Division. Complete this lesson to cover these other topics:

  • Why WHD was created
  • The history of child labor
  • What WHD does
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