Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
U.S. Department of Labor
SEATTLE -- The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division is conducting an enforcement initiative focused on the misclassification of employees as independent contractors at nail salons in the Seattle metropolitan area. The initiative aims to protect vulnerable workers in the industry from systemic violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage and overtime pay provisions by ensuring that they are properly classified according to federal law.
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