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Hours Worked: Louisiana

Hours Worked requirements for other states

Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.

Author: Michelle D. Craig


  • Louisiana follows the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) to determine what counts as hours worked See Hours Worked.
  • Louisiana also follows the FLSA with regard to meal breaks, lunch breaks, training and rest periods, except with regard to employees under 18 years of age. See Break Periods.