December 20, 2002

Labor Department Sues Former Ohio Executive Over Profit Sharing Plan Investments

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December 18, 2002

Strong Enforcement and Compliance Assistance
Formula Working to Protect More Workers

WASHINGTON—End of year statistics released by the Employment Standards Administration for its Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) show the agency’s enforcement efforts and compliance assistance plans worked to benefit nearly 1.5 million workers employed by contractors reviewed this year. More than 4,000 OFCCP investigations resulted in nearly $24 million for approximately 9,000 victims of unlawful discrimination in the workplace.

December 18, 2002

Labor Department Enforcement Reaches 10-Year High Wage and Hour
Division Recovers $175 Million for Workers

Wage and Hour Division Recovers $175 Million for Workers

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Labor announced today that $175 million in back wages collected for 263,593 workers in FY 2002 is the largest amount collected by the department in 10 years. The Employment Standards Administration’s Wage and Hour Division achieved a 33 percent increase over FY 2001 in back wages as well as increases in the number of concluded cases and enforcement hours.

December 12, 2002

Labor Department Publishes Year 2002 Form M-1 for Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements

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December 12, 2002

Labor Department Sues Wisconsin Radio Broadcasters For Misusing Workers’ Pension Contributions

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December 11, 2002

Labor Department Sues Indiana Trucking Company and Pension Trustee Over Employee Contributions

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December 11, 2002

Labor Department Announces Adoption of Amendment to Prohibited Transaction Exemption (PTE) 97-11

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December 10, 2002

Labor Department Seeks Appointment of Independent Fiduciary for Orphaned San Diego Profit Sharing Plan

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December 10, 2002

Labor Department Seeks Restoration of Losses to Santa Monica Profit Sharing Plan

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December 9, 2002

U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Toll Free Number for
Dollar Tree Store Employees: Company to Pay $582,000 in Back Wages for Overtime

Company to Pay $582,000 in Back Wages for Overtime

WASHINGTON—Dollar Tree Stores, Inc. of Chesapeake, Va., which operates more than 2000 stores nationwide, is paying $582,000 in back wages and interest to some 3,650 current and former employees following a determination by the U.S. Department of Labor that the company failed to pay overtime to certain workers from May 12, 2000 through May 11, 2002.

November 20, 2002

Labor Department Obtains Judgment Barring Former Maryland Executive From Service to Employee Benefit Plans

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November 18, 2002

Labor Department’s Lawsuit Recovers Interest For Mortgage Corporation of America’s Retirement Plan

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November 14, 2002

Pension And Welfare Benefits Administration Releases Field Assistance Bulletin on “Float” Issues

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November 12, 2002

Pension And Welfare Benefits Administration Releases Field Assistance Bulletin on Multiemployer Plan Trustees

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November 8, 2002

Labor Department Settlement With Humboldt, Tennessee Doctor to Restore Funds to Money Purchase Plan

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November 4, 2002

Assistant Secretary Ann L. Combs Announces Record Enforcement Results at Business Writers’ Conference

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WASHINGTON—Ann L. Combs, assistant secretary of labor for the Pension and Welfare Benefits Administration, today addressed the annual conference as the keynote speaker of the Society of American Business Editors and Writers, held at The Wharton School of Business in Philadelphia, Pa.

November 4, 2002

Assistant Secretary Ann L. Combs Announces Record Enforcement Results at Business Writers’ Conference

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October 30, 2002

Labor Department Obtains Judgment Ordering New Jersey Bakery and Executive to Restore More than $70,000 to 401(k) Plan

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October 25, 2002

Labor Department Settles Part of Its Lawsuit With U.S. Alliance Health Care Officials

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October 22, 2002

Iowa Corporation and Co-Owner Ordered to Restore Funds to 401(k) Plan

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