An Act To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to extend its protection to additional employees, to raise the minimum wage, and for other purposes

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Section 306 (b) of this Act states that section 18 of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 is amended by adding that any Federal employee in the Canal Zone "shall have basic compensation fixed or adjusted at a wage rate which is not less than the appropriate wage rate provided" in section 6(b), and "shall have his overtime compensation set at an hourly rate not less than the overtime rate provided for in section 7 (a) (1) of this Act."


Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI)


Smithsonian Legal Documents

Legal document information

  • 80 Stat. 830
  • Title 29, Labor
  • Public Law

Citation information

Statutes at Large

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80 Stat. 830 (1966); Pub. L. No. 89-601 (Book)

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,


  • 1967
  • 09/23/1966


  • Labor laws and legislation
  • Amendments (Parliamentary practice)
  • Officials and employees
  • Salaries
  • Wage payment systems
  • Officials and employees--Salaries


Barro Colorado Nature Monument (Panama)


Public Law

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Number of pages: 2; Page Numbers: 830, 841

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