December 22, 2020

Indiana Restaurant Operator to Pay $317,108 in Back Wages To 21 Employees Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

EVANSVILLE, IN – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Los Tequila Inc. – operator of Los Tres Caminos restaurant in Evansville, Indiana – will to pay $317,108 in minimum wage and overtime back wages to 21 employees for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 22, 2020

Federal Contractor Pays $49,553 in Back Wages After Investigation by U.S. Department of Labor Finds Prevailing Wage Violations in Nevada

LAS VEGAS, NV After a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation, F&P Construction has paid $49,553 in back wages and fringe benefits to 35 employees working on the Reno Renewable Diesel Plant to resolve violations of the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA).

December 22, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Rule To Amend Tipped Employee Regulations

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor today announced a final rule protecting the tips of employees. This rule addresses amendments made to Section 3(m) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by the Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) of 2018.

December 22, 2020

Federal Contractor Pays $130,619 in Back Wages After Investigation By U.S. Department of Labor Finds Violations in Southern California

WEST COVINA, CA After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Technica LLC will pay $130,619 in back wages and fringe benefits to 43 employees. Investigators found the contractor failed to pay required prevailing wages to warehouse employees on their contract for work at the Barstow Marines Corps Logistics Base in Barstow, California.

December 22, 2020

Southern California Manufacturer Pays Back Wages to Employees Wrongfully Terminated After Requesting Coronavirus-Related Leave

LOS ANGELES, CA – Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), NGY Group – a stone products and cabinet manufacturer in Chino, California – has paid $11,134 in back wages and reinstated two employees the company terminated wrongfully after they applied for coronavirus-related leave, a violation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

December 21, 2020

Louisiana Electrical Contractor Pays $22,501 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Failure to Pay Fringe Benefits

BATON ROUGE, LA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Linx Electric has paid $22,501 in back wages to nine employees for violating the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts (DBRA).

December 18, 2020

Indiana RV Manufacturer Agrees to Pay $103,318 in Back Wages to 168 Employees Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

SYRACUSE, IN – Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Travel Lite Inc. will pay $103,318 in overtime back wages to 168 employees after the WHD found violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime requirements at the company’s two recreational vehicle production facilities in Syracuse and New Paris, Indiana.

December 17, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $85,753 in Back Wages For 414 Employees of Detroit-Area Car Wash Operator

ROCHESTER, MI – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Mr. C’s Car Wash – based in Rochester, Michigan – has paid $85,753 in back wages to 414 employees for violating the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) overtime and minimum wage requirements at all nine of the employer’s Detroit-metro locations.

December 17, 2020

Court Orders Three Kalamazoo, Michigan-Area Restaurants to Pay $225,000 in Back Wages Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

KALAMAZOO, MI – Three Kalamazoo, Michigan-area restaurants under joint ownership have paid $225,000 in back wages to 82 employees after the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) found minimum wage and overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 16, 2020

Oregon Agricultural Operators Pay Back Wages After Denying Paid Sick Leave to Workers Ordered to Quarantine for Coronavirus

PORTLAND, OR – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), three Oregon agricultural operators will pay a collective $11,418 in back wages after wrongly denying paid sick leave to employees whose healthcare providers advised them to self-quarantine following potential coronavirus exposures.

December 16, 2020

Court Orders Janitorial Company to Pay $10,000 in Back Wages and Damages To 11 Employees After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation

ST. JOSEPH, MI – A consent judgement issued by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Michigan has led Shoreline Building Services LLC – and its owner Crystal Middleton – to pay 11 employees $10,000 in back wages and liquidated damages to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 15, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $173,851 in Back Wages For 89 Electrical Workers After Investigation Finds Overtime Violations

WILDWOOD, FL After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Galaxy Home Solutions Inc. – based in Wildwood, Florida – has paid $173,851 in back wages to 89 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 14, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $33,397 in Back Wages for Employees After Investigation Finds Overtime Violations at South Carolina Tire Retailer

PAGELAND, SC After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Pageland Tire Country Inc. – based in Pageland, South Carolina – has paid $33,397 in back wages to nine employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 9, 2020

Clearwater, Florida, Manufacturer Pays $13,133 in Back Wages to Workers After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Overtime Violations

CLEARWATER, FL After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Clearwater Cylinder Head Inc. – a cylinder head manufacturer based in Clearwater, Florida – has paid $13,133 in back wages to 20 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 8, 2020

Tampa, Florida, Restaurant Pays $70,575 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Uncovers Wage Violations

TAMPA, FL After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Brewland Development LLC – a Tampa, Florida, restaurant – has paid $70,575 in back wages to 36 employees to resolve minimum wage and overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 7, 2020

Lakeland, Florida, Painting Company Pays $55,439 in Back Wages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Overtime Violations

LAKELAND, FL After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Universal Painting Corp. – a painting company based in Lakeland, Florida – has paid $55,439 in back wages to 71 employees to resolve overtime violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 7, 2020

Texas Cabinet Manufacturer Pays Back Wages to Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Leave to Care for Child During Pandemic

TAYLOR, TX – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Burrows Millworks Inc. – a cabinet manufacturer based in Taylor, Texas – has paid an employee $3,736 in back wages for wrongly denying leave under the Emergency Family and Medical Leave Expansion Act (EFMLEA) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).

December 7, 2020

Pasadena, Texas, Employer Pays Back Wages to Employee Wrongly Denied Paid Sick Leave After Doctor’s Order to Quarantine

PASADENA, TX – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Men’s T Clinic – operator of a testosterone replacement center in Pasadena, Texas – has paid back wages of $3,432 to an employee to whom it wrongly denied emergency paid sick leave and terminated despite a doctor’s order for the employee to quarantine with coronavirus symptoms.

December 7, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $33,492 in Back Wages For Louisiana Concrete Construction and Demolition Employees

ZACHARY, LA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), A&B Concrete Coring Inc. – doing business as A&B Concrete Coring Co. – has paid $33,492 in back wages to six employees for violating the overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

December 7, 2020

U.S. Department of Labor Recovers Back Wages for 55 Workers After Louisiana Seafood Processor Fails to Provide Required Sick Leave

MARKSVILLE, LA – After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD), Shirley’s Crawfish Pad LLC and Crawfish Processing LLC – both owned by Shirley Bernard and co-located in Marksville, Louisiana – have paid $42,900 in back wages to 55 employees to resolve violations of the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA) provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA).