February 22, 2024

US Department of Labor, Pennsylvania Office of the Attorney General form partnership to enhance enforcement, strengthen coordination

WHO:         U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division 

                      Office of the Attorney General of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

WHAT: five-year memorandum of understanding signed on February 21 that establishes a formal partnership with these agencies.

February 22, 2024

El Departamento de Trabajo de los EE. UU. recupera $37,000 en salarios atrasados para 37 trabajadores a los que un contratista de obras de Charleston les negó horas extras

Empleador:    EAS Homes LLC

                        9012 Timber St.

                        Charleston, SC 29406

February 22, 2024

US Labor Department recovers $37K in back wages for 37 workers denied overtime by Charleston construction contractor

Employer:      EAS Homes LLC

                        9012 Timber St.

                        Charleston, SC 29406

February 22, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $876K in back wages, damages for workers denied overtime pay by Norfolk home care employer

NORFOLK, VA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has recovered nearly $900,000 in back wages and damages after its investigation found a Norfolk home care employer denied 108 workers their hard-earned overtime pay. 

February 22, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $97K in back wages for 26 workers after North Miami Beach deli failed to pay overtime at required rates

Employer:     Matryoshka LLC, operating as Matryoshka Deli Food

                       18100 Collins Ave. 

                        North Miami Beach, FL 33160

 

February 21, 2024

Department of Labor recovers $52K in tips, unpaid wages, damages after investigators found Saipan restaurants recklessly disregarded workers’ rights

Employer:      R&I Corp., operating as Mura Ichiban Restaurant and Nam Dae Moon Restaurant

                            PMB 303 Box 10003

February 21, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers nearly $18K in back wages, damages for wrongly terminated worker at rehabilitation facility in Louisiana

Employer name:        Covington-AMG Rehabilitation Hospital LLC, doing business as AMG Physical

                                            Rehab

Investigation site:     5025 Keystone Blvd. 

                                            Covington, LA 70433                                                                                                      

February 21, 2024

New York landscaping company to pay $1.1M after US Department of Labor uncovers overtime, H-2B program violations

LONG ISLAND, NY – A U.S. Department of Labor investigation has found that a Southampton landscaping company failed to comply with requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the federal H-2B worker program and will recover over $1 million in back wages and liquidated damages for 54 underpaid workers.

February 21, 2024

US Department of Labor to host online educational seminar for agriculture industry employers, workers, other stakeholders

Who:               U.S. Department of Labor

What:             2024 Virtual Agricultural Seminar

When:             March 28, 2024, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST

Where:           Online event. Register to attend.

February 21, 2024

US Department of Labor seeks injunction to stop use of ‘oppressive child labor’ by Fayette Janitorial Service at meat processing facilities

SIOUX CITY, IA – The U.S. Department of Labor today asked a federal court to issue a nationwide temporary restraining order and injunction against Fayette Janitorial Service LLC – operating as Fayette Industrial – to stop the Tennessee-based company from illegally employing children while the department continues its investigations of the company’s labor practices.

February 20, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $131K for 110 employees denied overtime, misclassified as independent contractors by Hawaii security services company

Employer:      Prior Vision LLC

                             590 Farrington Highway, Suite 524-445

 Kapolei, HI 96707

February 20, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $159K in back wages for restaurant workers after employer takes their tips

Employer name:          Izumi Sushi & Hibachi All You Can Eat LLC 

Investigation site:      2844 Thousand Oaks Drive

                                              San Antonio, TX 78232 

February 20, 2024

US Department of Labor investigations recover more than $1M in back wages for 859 home healthcare workers employed by two Texas companies

MCALLEN, TX – The U.S. Department of Labor’s recovery of more than $1 million in minimum and overtime wages owed to 859 home healthcare workers employed by two Texas companies show that improper pay practices in the industry remain a systemic problem in Texas and across the nation.

February 20, 2024

El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. recupera $159K en salarios atrasados para trabajadores negados sus propinas por el empleador

Nombre del empleador:        Izumi Sushi & Hibachi All You Can Eat LLC

Sitio de investigación:           2844 Thousand Oaks Drive

                                                           San Antonio, TX 78232 

February 20, 2024

El Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. recupera más de $1 millón en salarios atrasados para 859 trabajadores de atención médica domiciliaria empleados por dos empresas de Texas

MCALLEN, TX – La recuperación por parte del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. de más de $1 millón en salarios mínimos y remuneración por horas extras adeudados a 859 trabajadores de atención médica domiciliaria empleados por dos compañías de Texas muestra que las prácticas salariales inadecuadas en la industria siguen siendo un problema sistémico en Texas y en todo el país.

February 13, 2024

Departamento de Trabajo recupera $170,000 tras descubrir que empresa de construcción de Bakersfield negó pago de horas extra a 74 empleados

Empleador:    Universal Welding and Construction Inc.

                              12558 Snow Road

                              Bakersfield, CA 93314                                                                                                     

February 13, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $170K in wages, damages after investigation finds Bakersfield construction company denied 74 employees overtime pay

Employer:      Universal Welding and Construction Inc.

                        12558 Snow Road

February 9, 2024

US Department of Labor recovers $151K in back wages, damages for 64 guards at Northville, Michigan, security company

Employer:      Koda Group Inc.

                        200 North Center St.

                        Northville, MI

Actions:          Fair Labor Standards Act consent judgment

Court:             U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan              

February 7, 2024

Court orders Connecticut sports bar, owner to pay $359K for retaliating against employees

HARTFORD, CT – After investigations and litigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, a federal court ordered a Milford sports bar and its owner to pay employees a total of $359,485 in back pay, emotional distress damages, withheld compensation and punitive damages for violating the anti-retaliation provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Occupational Safety and Health Act.