CHICAGO — An 11-state attorneys general coalition is opposing the U.S. Department of Labor's recent proposed change that would allow 16- and 17-year-old workers to operate power-drive patient lifts without training or supervision.
U.S. Department of Labor News
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Georgia-based Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire Inc., will pay more than $100,000 in back wages to settle claims by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) that the thrift store chain manipulated employee time records.
PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon delivery service company has agreed to pay more than $3.2 million in wages and damages to settle charges by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) of failing to pay its couriers minimum wage and overtime pay.
MINNEAPOLIS — Four restaurants in Minnesota and Iowa have reached a settlement with the federal government to resolve charges of minimum wage, overtime and records violations.
NEW IBERIA — A Louisiana electrical contractor has agreed to pay over $240,000 in back wages to employees to resolve U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) claims of federal overtime law violations.
Tennesse court orders man charged with selling fake insurance products to pay $6 million, serve 14 months
NASHVILLE — A U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation into a Tennessee resident's insurance embezzlement scheme has resulted in a 14 month prison sentence and more than $6 million in restitution by a U.S. District Court.
PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Department of Labor is suing a Pennsylvania restaurant in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania for allegedly failing to pay servers a full federal minimum wage as well as overtime pay.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A New Jersey supermarket has agreed to pay more $175,000 in employee lost wages and damages after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation found violations of federal minimum wage and record-keeping laws.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Texas distribution company did not pay its hourly employees for "pre-shift" work and failed to keep proper record keeping in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), the U.S. Department of Labor alleges.
DALLAS — A Dallas-based metal recycling company has been cited by the federal government following the hospitalization of one its employees who was crushed by a stack of pipes.
CLEVELAND — Two managers of an Ohio manufacturing company have been indicted by a federal grand jury in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio for their alleged attempts to obstruct a federal agency's investigation into the workplace death of a company worker.
NEW YORK — More than 400 employees of Fedcap Rehabilitation Services Inc., a federal contractor, will receive restitution as part of a $2.8 million settlement to resolve the company's failure to pay the workers' required "fringe benefits" into their retirement accounts.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Florida farm has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) after the death of a farm worker from a lighting strike.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A Minnesota food service company accused of gender pay discrimination by the U.S. Department of Labor has agreed to pay $399,000 in back pay and interest to nearly 100 female employees at its Minnesota facility, according to the federal government.
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.
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.
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.
CHARLOTTE — The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has charged a North Carolina landscaping company with H-2B temporary visa program and wage violations.
MILWAUKEE — A machine operator employed by Wisconsin-based Dura-Fibre LLC has been awarded $100,000 in back wages by U.S. District Court for the Eastern Division of Wisconsin to resolve charges the company fired the employee for reporting injuries to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
CHICAGO — Omnicare of Northern Illinois has settled charges by the U.S. Department of Labor that the company paid it Asian pharmacy technicians less than their coworkers who were not of Asian heritage.