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U.S. Department of Labor
Wage and Hour Division
Release Number: 14-344-DAL

Date: 

Mar. 20, 2014

Contact: 

Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez

Phone: 

972-850-4710 or 972-850-4709

US Department of Labor cracks down on worker retaliation in Southwest, says unlawful acts against workers exercising their rights will not be tolerated (Vietnamese Version)


DALLAS -- The U.S. Department of Laborís Wage and Hour Division has increased its focus on identifying and resolving instances of employer retaliation against workers in the Southwestern U.S. In fiscal year 2012, the division concluded seven cases where employers were accused of retaliating against workers. By fiscal year 2013, that number jumped to 40 retaliation investigations concluded across the region.

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