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Labor Department division reaches record $304 million in recovered wages for fiscal year

By Marian Johns | Oct 15, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has reached a record $304 million in recovered wages for fiscal year 2018 and has set a record for it educational outreach events relating to compliance assistance.

Louisiana temporary staffing company to pay $1.1 million for alleged pay violations

By Marian Johns | Oct 15, 2018

BATON ROUGE — A Louisiana-based temporary staffing company will pay more than $1 million in back wages to resolve charges by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that the company violated federal overtime and minimum wage laws for employees involved in post-Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts.

2 South Carolina Beach Bum stores to pay penalty for alleged overtime violations

By Marian Johns | Oct 15, 2018

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — A South Carolina business will pay $63,568 in back wages and liquidated damages to its employees to resolve charges by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of overtime violations.

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