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UPDATED: U.S. Department of Labor to Provide Educational Forum on Resolving Overtime and Minimum Wage Violations January 9, in New Orleans, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS, LA - The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) will present an educational forum about developments in its policies and regulations, and its Payroll Audit Independent Determination Program (PAID), in New Orleans, Louisiana, on January 9, 2019.

PAID facilitates resolution of potential overtime and minimum wage violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The program's primary objectives are to resolve such claims quickly and without litigation, to improve employers' compliance with overtime and minimum wage obligations, and to ensure that more employees receive the back wages they are owed – faster.

WHAT: Wage and Hour Division Educational Forum
Payroll Audit Independent Determination Program (PAID) Educational Forum

WHEN: January 9, 2019
10 a.m. to Noon CST

WHERE: Tulane University, Bowers Auditorium
1555 Poydras St.
New Orleans, LA 70122

The forum will include members of the Division's Southwest Region, and New Orleans offices as well as representatives from the Louisiana Workforce Commission and employer associations from the area. If you are unable to attend in person, you can participate from the comfort of your own desk.

Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required. Complete advance registration.

Editor's Note: This release has been updated to reflect changes in forum participants.

Wage and Hour Division
January 7, 2019
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Media Contact: Chauntra Rideaux
Media Contact: Juan Rodriguez