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Current Midwest Region News Releases

The following states fall under the MIDWEST REGION: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin.


2018

  • October 11, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Recovers $54,638 In Back Wages For 101 Employees After Investigation Finds Violations At Three Indiana Restaurants
  • October 05, 2018
    Indiana Manufacturer To Pay $338,151 In Overtime Back Wages And Damages To 1,199 Employees Following U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation
  • October 1, 2018
    Federal Contractor Pays $25,170 in Wages and Benefits Owed After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • September 26, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in City Of Detroit Creating Employee Lactation Stations
  • August 24, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigations Result in $59,926 In Back Wages for 92 Indiana Lawn Care Workers
  • August 24, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Indiana Restaurant Paying $45,828 in Back Wages
  • August 22, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Indianapolis Building Contractor Paying $98,236 in Overtime Back Wages to 112 Employees
  • August 22, 2018
    Indiana RV Manufacturer to Pay $55,484 in Overtime Back Wages To 157 Employees Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • August 07, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Files Motion for Temporary Restraining Order And Preliminary Injunction against Agriculture Employer
  • July 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $308,811 in Overtime Back Wages for 134 Employees of Michigan Manufacturer
  • July 05, 2018
    U.S Department of Labor Investigation Results in Michigan Gas Station Paying $64,146 in Overtime Back Wages, Damages to 3 Employees
  • July 05, 2018
    Federal Judge Orders Michigan Logging Company to Pay $878,874 In Overtime Back Wages and Liquidated Damages to 50 Employees
  • June 20, 2018
    Michigan Ski Resort to Pay $60,500 in Back Wages and Penalties for Violations of Foreign Visa Program and Child Labor Laws
  • June 13, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars Georgia Farm Labor Contractor For H-2A Violations in Georgia and Wisconsin, Assesses $207,522 Penalty
  • June 12, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Seeks $131,508 in Overtime Back Wages, Liquidated Damages for 25 Employees of Minnesota Flooring Company
  • June 1, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Judge Ordering Michigan Roofing Contractor to Pay $310,000 in Overtime Back Wages, Liquidated Damages to 74 Employees
  • April 30, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in General Contractor Paying $137,237 in Back Overtime Wages to 17 employees
  • April 30, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Holds Seminar on Prevailing Wage Requirements for Employers Seeking Federal Construction and Service Contracts
  • April 18, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Holds Seminar on Prevailing Wage Requirements for Employers Seeking Federal Construction and Service Contracts
  • April 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Michigan Concrete Contractor Improperly Classified Position, Possibly Displacing American Workers
  • March 28, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Wendy’s Franchisee Paying $258,249 Penalty After Child Labor Violations at 53 Michigan Restaurants
  • February 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Wendy’s Franchisee Paying $258,249 Penalty After Child Labor Violations at 53 Michigan Restaurants
  • February 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Operator of Fruit and Vegetable Markets Paying $135,657 in Back Wages to 212 Employees
  • February 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Leads to Court Order for Ann Arbor, Michigan, Restaurant to Pay $112,212 in Back Wages


  • 2017

  • November 22, 2017
    Akron Restaurant Pays $118,000 to 21 Employees As a Result of Agreement with U.S. Department of Labor
  • October 25, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor and Michigan Nursing Homes Resolve Family Medical Leave Act Violations
  • October 25, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor Resolves Blue Springs Restaurant Wage Violations
  • October 20, 2017
    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND MINNEAPOLIS EMPLOYMENT AGENCY REACH AGREEMENT TO CORRECT OVERTIME WAGE VIOLATIONS
  • October 19, 2017
    KANSAS RESTAURANT OWNER PLEADS GUILTY TO IMPEDING WAGE INVESTIGATION
  • September 19, 2017
    HUD Project Contractor in Indiana Pays Back Wages to Workers
  • September 13, 2017
    Detroit Hospital Resolves Overtime and Recordkeeping Violations
  • September 12, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor and Health Care Management Company Reach Agreement to Resolve Overtime Violations at 23 Facilities in Three States
  • September 12, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor and RV Manufacturer Resolve Wage Violations
  • July 28, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor, More Than a Dozen Indiana Home Health Care Companies Reach Agreements to Correct Overtime Wage Violations
  • June 19, 2017
    Minnesota-based title agency, corporate officers to pay more than $107K in unpaid wages, benefits to 10 employees on HUD project


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