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Hours Worked: Florida

Hours Worked requirements for other states

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

Author: Kamilah L. Perry, Phelps Dunbar, LLP


  • Florida does not have state-specific rules of its own regarding compensable hours worked. Therefore, both public and private Florida employers are governed by the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and its regulations with regard to proper employee compensation. See Overview.
  • Florida law does require break periods for minors. See Break Periods.