SAN ANTONIO – Una investigación federal de una empresa con sede en San Antonio ha recuperado más de $1.1 millones en salarios atrasados de 238 empleados cuyo empleador no pagó la nómina en dos ocasiones el 26 de diciembre de 2022 y el 8 de enero de 2023..
SAN DIEGO – The U.S. Department of Labor has recovered $101,287 from two contractors who failed to provide fringe benefits or pay prevailing wages to 51 employees working on federally funded construction projects in Contra Costa, Sacramento, San Diego and in San Joaquin county.
OKLAHOMA CITY – A U.S. Department of Labor workplace safety investigation found that a Caney contractor could have prevented a trench collapse that fatally injured a project manager at a McAlester work site in May 2023.
ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has begun efforts to provide on-site technical assistance and outreach to help protect workers conducting recovery and response activities in areas of Florida hardest hit by Hurricane Idalia.
MIAMI GARDENS, FL – A federal workplace safety and health investigation has determined a Hialeah roofing contractor could have prevented a 28-year-old employee’s fatal injuries after a 40-foot fall through a commercial roof to a concrete surface below in Miami Gardens in March 2023 by following federal safety standards.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $204 million in grants to support strengthening and modernizing unemployment insurance systems in 18 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Funded by the American Rescue Plan Act, the grants will also help make these systems more reliable and accessible to users.
PORTLAND – The U.S. Department of Labor has recovered $947,547 from four Oregon contractors who failed to pay fringe benefits, prevailing and overtime wages to 213 employees working on federally funded construction projects in Oregon and Washington.
In the week ending September 16, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 201,000, a decrease of 20,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 1,000 from 220,000 to 221,000. The 4-week moving average was 217,000, a decrease of 7,750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was revised up by 250 from 224,500 to 224,750.
SAN ANTONIO – A federal investigation of a San Antonio-based company has recovered more than $1.1 million in back wages for 238 employees whose employer failed to make payroll on two occasions on Dec. 26, 2022, and Jan. 8, 2023.
The recovery follows a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation of Water Energy Services LLC, which provides water reclamation services for the energy industry, that determined the missed payrolls caused minimum wage and overtime violations.
CANTONMENT, FL – A Georgia-based concrete pipe manufacturer could have prevented a 19-year-old worker from suffering fatal injuries after a concrete mixer restarted while the teen tried to clean the machine’s inside in Cantonment in March 2023.
SANTA MARIA, CA – Un tribunal federal emitió una sentencia por consentimiento que ordena a un contratista de mano de obra agrícola de Santa María pagar más de $1 millón en salarios atrasados y multas después de que el Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. encontró que el empleador violó de nuevo las regulaciones del programa de trabajadores agrícolas H-2A.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced the award of more than $1.5 million in grants to support efforts by five community organizations to prevent and respond to gender-based violence and harassment against underserved and marginalized women workers.
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that its Occupational Safety and Health Administration awarded approximately $12.7 million in grants to 100 non-profit organizations across the nation to support education and training to help workers and employers recognize serious workplace hazards, employ injury prevention and understand workers’ rights and employers’ responsibilities under federal law.