HONOLULU – A federal investigation has recovered $33,399 in back wages and liquidated damages for 14 underpaid workers of an Oahu tour operator who denied crew members on a company tour boat their overtime wages.
SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. Department of Labor will hold an online listening session for West Coast employees, employers and other stakeholders on June 3, 2022, on possible revisions to the regulations that enforce the Fair Labor Standards Act’s minimum wage and overtime exemptions for executive, administrative and professional employees.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that the Native American Employment and Training Council will meet on June 22 and 23, 2022 at the department’s Frances Perkins Building in Washington from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT.
In the week ending May 21, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 210,000, a decrease of 8,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 218,000. The 4-week moving average was 206,750, an increase of 7,250 from the previous week's unrevised average of 199,500.
BIRMINGHAM, AL – Two Birmingham delivery companies, employed by FedEx Corp. as subcontractors, shortchanged 235 workers after wrongly claiming the workers were not entitled to overtime pay under motor carrier regulations, a U.S. Department of Labor investigation has found.
AIKEN, SC – The U.S. Department of Labor will host an outreach event on June 2, 2022, in Aiken to provide information about the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act and help current and former nuclear weapons workers file claims.
This event is open to the public and does not require pre-registration.
WHO: Department of Labor’s Office of Workers’ Compensation
ATLANTA - A raíz de una investigación federal, el Departamento de Salud Pública de Georgia ha reincorporado a un empleado de Atlanta sancionado y despedido erróneamente por ausencias protegidas según la ley federal y le ha pagado $77,314 en concepto de salarios atrasados para resolver las infracciones de la Ley de Licencia Médica y Familiar.
ATLANTA – Following a federal investigation, the Georgia Department of Public Health has reinstated an employee in Atlanta wrongly disciplined and terminated for absences protected under federal law and paid them $77,314 in back wages to resolve violations of the Family and Medical Leave Act.
CAMBRIDGE, OH – As a production manager attempted to clear plastic parts stuck in a thermoforming machine, he became trapped when the machine’s conveyor cycled automatically and was fatally crushed at a Cambridge plastics plant.
PEORIA, IL – More than 3,000 caregivers at 84 residential nursing care facilities across three Midwestern states must be paid $2,939,576 in back overtime wages by the locations’ Illinois-based management company to resolve violations found in a U.S. Department of Labor investigation.
ATHENS, AL – A federal workplace safety investigation found an employer’s failure to follow federal safety standards contributed to a 45-year-old worker suffering fatal injuries after a forklift struck her as she walked across an Athens lumber shipping yard on Nov. 15, 2021.
PARK RIDGE, IL – A Roselle contractor’s history of violating federal safety standards and ignoring safety citations and penalties – and a willingness to expose its workers to serious injuries or worse – continues, as federal inspectors found during their Nov. 8, 2021, investigation at a Park Ridge residential construction site.
BALTIMORE – A federal court in Maryland has entered a consent judgment requiring a Baltimore logistics, engineering and management support company and its owner to restore $148,852 in missing contributions and interest to its 401(k) plan.