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US Department of Labor conducts outreach, enforcement actions as cleanup continues in Northeast Arkansas after December 2021 tornadoes

Who:               Wage and Hour Division

                          Occupational Safety and Health Administration

What:             Assistance and enforcement action in Arkansas after December 2021 tornadoes

When:            Ongoing

Where:           Northeast Arkansas

Background: The department’s Wage and Hour Division and Occupational Safety and Health Administration response teams are in the area affected by tornadoes on Dec. 10, 2021, to remind workers of their rights and to make sure employers understand their responsibilities when it comes to paying workers properly, and remind them of their responsibility for their workers’ safety and health.

In-person assistance is ongoing and a virtual outreach event is scheduled for today. OSHA enforcement actions are ongoing, and Wage and Hour enforcement actions begin Jan. 10.

Attend the virtual event at 1 p.m. CST today or call 202-735-3644, Code: 676497763#

Learn more about the Wage and Hour Division.

Learn more about OSHA.

Wage and Hour Division
January 6, 2022
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Media Contact: Juan Rodriguez
Media Contact: Chauntra Rideaux
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