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U.S. Department of Labor to Offer Compliance Assistance Sessions in Fairbanks, Alaska, on Federal Wage and Hour Laws

FAIRBANKS, AK - The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) will offer two compliance assistance and educational outreach sessions in Fairbanks, Alaska, for employers, employees, their representatives, and other parties seeking assistance and guidance about federal wage and hour laws.

The Fairbanks compliance assistance events will begin with an introduction and an overview of WHD's mission, responsibilities, and functions. Attendance is free but space is limited.

WHAT: Wage and Hour Division Compliance Assistance and Outreach Sessions

WHEN: August 13, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. AKDT

September 10, 2019
8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. AKDT

WHERE: Fairbanks Regional Office Building (Job Service Building)
675 7th Ave.
Fairbanks, AK 99701

WHD enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. WHD also enforces the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the wage garnishment provisions of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, and a number of employment standards and worker protections as provided in several immigration related statutes.

Additionally, WHD administers and enforces the prevailing wage requirements of the Davis-Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act and other statutes applicable to federal contracts for construction and for the provision of goods and services.

Wage and Hour Division
July 29, 2019
Release Number
Media Contact: Leo Kay
Phone Number
Media Contact: Jose Carnevali
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