Orlando Contractor to Pay $574,989 After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Improper Pay Deductions
ORLANDO, FL – Loyal Source Government Services LLC – a medical and support staff contactor based in Orlando, Florida – will pay $574,989 to 4,047 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation determined the company violated the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA).
WHD investigators found Loyal Source Government Services LLC unlawfully deducted $10 per paycheck from each employee for the administration of employee health and welfare benefits.
"This investigation demonstrates the Department of Labor will enforce all applicable laws to ensure that employees receive legally required pay and benefits," said Wage and Hour Division District Director Daniel White, in Jacksonville. "The Department's Wage and Hour Division encourages all employers to make use of the many tools we provide to help them understand and comply with the law, and to call us for assistance."
For more information about the SCA and other laws enforced by the Division, contact its toll-free helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243). Information is also available at http://www.dol.gov/whd/ including a search tool to use if you think you may be owed back wages collected by WHD.