Of these investigations, 60,989 cases were substantiated Brazil has a mandatory reporting system for child maltreatment that is enforced by the health and educational systems, but due to the absence of national prevalence surveys, the difference between data generated by such mandatory reports and actual incidence of abuse is not known, although it is believed that mandatory report systems may result in underreporting.
While specific data on mandatory reporting is unavailable, data collected from 314 municipalities (out of 5564) across the country revealed that in the second half of 2005 alone, 27,986 children received attention from the Social Welfare Centers: either because of sexual abuse (13,240), psychological violence (4,340), neglect (4,073), physical violence (3,436) and sexual exploitation (2,887).
A 2019 update to the FLSA specifically exempts white collar jobs, where the worker’s duties fall into an executive, administrative, or professional capacity.
There are also special rules for volunteers, independent contractors, and seasonal workers.
In the event of a disagreement on the subject, the contract will control the outcome.
If there are no clauses in the contract that specifically addresses this issue, federal and state law governs. In general, workers who earn a salary instead of hourly pay are not entitled to overtime pay.
If you are confused as to whether one of these exemptions applies to you, it is best to seek the advice of an employment attorney for a definitive answer.
In 2015-16, of the total number of notifications (355,935), 164,987 cases (involving 115,024 children) of child abuse were investigated or were in the process of being investigated.
In many parts of the western world, mandated reporters are people who have regular contact with vulnerable people and are therefore legally required to ensure a report is made when abuse is observed or suspected.