May 19, 2022

El Departamento de Trabajo renueva iniciativa multianual para brindar cumplimiento, capacitación, educación para trabajadores de restaurantes

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.

May 19, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $11K for worker fired illegally for using federally protected medical leave by Los Angeles meat, poultry provider

Employer name:                   Commodity Sales Co.

Investigation site:                 517 S. Clarence St.

                                                   Los Angeles, CA 90033

Date:                                       October 2018 – October 2021

May 19, 2022

Department of Labor renews multi-year initiative to provide enforcement, outreach, education for restaurant workers

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.

May 19, 2022

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

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.

May 19, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $39K in back wages for 28 workers after uncovering overtime violations by Mississippi home healthcare agency

Employer:                              Open Heart Senior Home Care LLC

Investigation site:                  615 Market St.

Port Gibson, MS 39150

May 18, 2022

Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. recupera $225K en salarios para trabajadores agrícolas en California, impone $54K en multas a cinco granjas

SAN FRANCISCO – Los trabajadores migrantes del programa H-2A de trabajadores agrícolas temporales brindan mano de obra estacional crítica a granjas de toda California, dedicando semanas fuera de casa en trabajos agotadores pero necesarios para apoyar la industria agrícola de $49 mil millones del estado.

May 18, 2022

Tribunal federal ordena a instalaciones de vivienda asistida en Maryland pagar $950K en salarios, daños y multas por violaciones deliberadas a la FLSA

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.

May 18, 2022

US Department of Labor to hold listening session for Southwest workers, advocates, union representatives on possible revisions to overtime regulations

DALLAS ─ The U.S. Department of Labor will hold an online listening session for Southwest employees and their stakeholders on May 25, 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.

May 17, 2022

Kroger supermarket allowed minors to engage in hazardous work, exceed hours standards, US Department of Labor investigation in Mississippi finds

Employer:                                 The Kroger Co. Inc.

Investigation site:                3095 Goodman Road

                                                       Southaven, MS 38672

May 17, 2022

As the Northwest’s summer season approaches, recent federal investigations should remind employers to make youth employment beneficial for all

PORTLAND, OR – As the summer hiring season looms, employers are offering more opportunities for youth-aged workers to earn money and gain work experience than in recent years. In preparation for their early ventures into the working world, young workers should familiarize themselves – and employers should review practices and ensure compliance –with federal labor laws designed to ensure that the experience is rewarding and safe.

May 17, 2022

US Department of Labor debars Geismar plumbing contractor from work on federal contracts for egregious violations of wage, benefits laws

Employer name:                     Morales Plumbing LLC

Investigation site:                  Meadows at Nicholson Family Apartments

                                                         11777 Nicholson Drive

May 17, 2022

US Department of Labor to offer prevailing wage compliance seminars online for federal contractors, contracting agencies, unions, workers

WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Labor will offer online compliance seminars for contracting agencies, contractors, unions, workers and other stakeholders to provide information on the requirements governing payment of prevailing wages on federally funded construction and service contracts.

May 16, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $225K in back wages for agricultural workers in California, assesses five farms $54K in penalties

SAN FRANCISCO Migrant workers in the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program provide critical seasonal labor on farms across California, spending weeks away from home doing the grueling work needed to support the state’s $49 billion agricultural industry.

May 16, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $198K for 19 workers denied overtime pay by Lynchburg, Virginia, restaurant

US Department of Labor recovers $198K for 19 workers denied overtime pay by Lynchburg, Virginia, restaurant

Employer name:                   

Jalisco Inc., doing business as La Carreta Mexican Restaurant

8210 Timberlake Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Investigation findings:         

May 13, 2022

US Department of Labor to hold listening session for Midwest employers, industry stakeholders on possible revisions to overtime regulations

CHICAGO The U.S. Department of Labor will hold an online listening session for Midwest workers, employers and other stakeholders on May 20, 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.

May 12, 2022

Technological services company pays $319K in overtime back wages to 57 employees at Rochester, New York, location

Employer name:                   Pictometry International Corp., doing business as EagleView Technologies Inc., 25 Methodist Hill Drive, Rochester, N.Y. 14623

May 12, 2022

El Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU. recupera $799,000 dólares en salarios atrasados después de que una investigación descubriera que un contratista de North Jersey pagó a los electricistas salarios y beneficios adicionales incorrectos

JERSEY CITY, NJ - Una investigación federal de un subcontratista eléctrico de Jersey City en un proyecto de casas y apartamentos residenciales financiado por el gobierno federal en Paterson descubrió que el empleador pagó a 11 electricistas salarios y beneficios adicionales con una tarifa más baja que la que se les paga acomo los obreros, lo que significa una violación de la ley.

May 12, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $799K in back wages after investigation finds North Jersey contractor paid electricians incorrect wages, fringe benefits

JERSEY CITY, NJ – A federal investigation of a Jersey City electrical subcontractor on a federally funded residential townhome and apartments project in Paterson found the employer paid 11 electricians wages and fringe benefits at the lower rate paid to laborers, a violation of the law.

May 11, 2022

El Departamento de Trabajo recupera $57,000 en salarios atrasados para 10 canteros después de que el empleador de San Saba violara los requisitos del programa de visas H-2B

Nombre del empleador:                   Jacobs Stone Products Inc.

Lugar de investigación:                    San Saba, Texas

May 11, 2022

US Department of Labor recovers $57K in back wages for 10 stone workers after San Saba employer violates H-2B visa program requirements

Employer name:                    Jacobs Stone Products Inc.

Investigation site:                  San Saba, Texas