We recovered $270K+ for 42 employees after their employers willfully paid them straight time instead of the required overtime premium.
Supporting a New Dad
When employers disregard a worker’s rights to family and medical leave, the Wage and Hour Division takes action.
Painted Into a Corner
A California home contractor has paid nearly $320K after willfully denying overtime wages to 143 painters and other employees.
A restaurant operator in Florida chose to deny 75 servers all of their hard-earned tips, which resulted in $262K back wages and damages for the workers.
Combating Trafficking in Texas
We strive to protect America’s workers from wage theft and other forms of exploitation. Meet two of our employees in Texas who share a passion for protecting victims of human trafficking..
- 2023 DOL Forum: Building Sustainable Compliance in Construction
When: Tuesday & Wednesday, May 2 & 3 from 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET
- For Employers: Federal Youth Employment Labor Standards
When: Tuesday, May 9 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. ET
- For Workers, Parents & Educators: Federal Youth Employment Labor Standards
When: Thursday, May 11 from 4 - 5 p.m. ET
- Restaurant Industry: Federal Labor Law Tips and Resources
When: Wednesday, May 17 from 10 - 11:30 a.m. ET