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.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh will participate in the Group of 7 Labor and Employment Ministers’ Meeting on May 24 in Wolfsburg, Germany. The G-7 is the premier forum for its democratic, industrial member countries to coordinate economic and security policies.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration, the IRS and the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp. today released a Federal Register Notice announcing changes to the Form 5500 Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan and Form 5500-SF Short Form Annual Return/Report of Employee Benefit Plan, and related instructions, that apply beginning with 2022 plan year reports.
BALTIMORE - Un juez federal ha ordenado a cuatro prestadores de servicios de asistencia, atención diurna para adultos y transporte pagar $364,604 - $182,302 en salarios atrasados y una cantidad igual en compensación por daños - a 132 trabajadores después de que el Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. descubriera numerosas infracciones en sus prácticas de pago en una investigación de la División de Horas y Salarios.
WASHINGTON –The U.S. Department of Labor and the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will participate in the trans-Atlantic tripartite Trade and Labor Dialogue, which was announced at the U.S.-European Union Trade and Technology Council Ministerial meeting in Paris on May 15-16, 2022. The dialogue will join trade unions, businesses and governments in the U.S. and Europe to discuss trade and labor issues.
WASHINGTON – El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU., renovó una iniciativa nacional de varios años para ayudar a los trabajadores y aumentar el cumplimiento federal por parte de los empleadores de servicios de alimentos, una industria en la que, en el año fiscal 2021, la División de Horas y Salarios del departamento encontró violaciones en casi el 85% de sus investigaciones de restaurantes.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor has renewed a multi-year nationwide initiative to help workers and increase federal compliance by food service employers, an industry where – in fiscal year 2021 – the department’s Wage and Hour Division found violations in nearly 85 percent of its restaurant investigations.
These investigations led the division to recover more than $34.7 million in back wages for more than 29,000 workers and to assess employers with $3.2 million in penalties.
In the week ending May 14, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 218,000, an increase of 21,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised down by 6,000 from 203,000 to 197,000. The 4-week moving average was 199,500, an increase of 8,250 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised down by 1,500 from 192,750 to 191,250.
FULTON, MD - A pesar de servir las necesidades de adultos mayores en cuatro residencias de vivienda asistida en Maryland con alta calidad y atención compasiva, 27 trabajadores esenciales fueron víctimas de empleadores que no se preocuparon por su bienestar o por pagarles lo que ganaron legalmente.