Wage and Hour Division (WHD)
U.S. Department of Labor
LOS ANGELES -- The U.S. Department of Labor has filed an action to enforce a subpoena issued to Los Angeles-based apparel retailer Forever 21 seeking documents related to the company's apparel contractors and manufacturers. A recent investigation by the department's Wage and Hour Division, conducted under a multiyear enforcement initiative in Southern California's garment industry, revealed evidence of significant violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping provisions by vendors supplying goods to Forever 21.
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