Where can you find local labor rules?


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The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division provides information on individual state labor laws through its website. The National Conference of State Legislatures provides a summary of employment-related discrimination laws by state, its website states.

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The U.S. Department of Labor website lists minimum wage rates by state for regular and tipped employees, describes state child labor laws by state and publishes an annual state labor legislation report. The website also covers such topics as minimum paid rest periods, minimum meal periods, prevailing wages and payday requirements, all listed by state.

The Department of Labor website provides contact information for state labor offices and other labor associations, such as the Interstate Labor Standards Association and the National Association of Governmental Labor Officials.

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