The Fair Labor Standards Act, commonly referred to as the FSLA, is the federal law that governs the payment of wages to employees. The FSLA establishes employee rights to a current minimum wage for each hour worked in a workweek. Additionally, the FSLA states that most employees are required to be paid time and a half their regular hourly rate for any hours work over 40 in a workweek. This is commonly referred to as overtime. Many state laws also provide for the payment of additional overtime work as well. And, these laws work in conjunction, or together with the Fair Labor Standards Act or the FSLA.