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Visa Violations H-2B Violations

A Pennsylvania swimming pool subcontractor must pay $317,097 in back wages to three U.S. and 56 Mexican workers after investigators found H-2B guest worker violations.

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Construction Workers

We recovered $270K+ for 42 employees after their employers willfully paid them straight time instead of the required overtime premium.

Supporting a New Dad

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

Painted Into a Corner

A California home contractor has paid nearly $320K after willfully denying overtime wages to 143 painters and other employees.

Restaurant Workers

Restaurant Workers

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.

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Combating Trafficking in Texas

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..

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