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Current Northeast Region News Releases

The following states/territories/districts fall under the NORTHEAST REGION: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, and West Virginia.


  • February 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results In Back Wages and Damages for Restaurant Workers
  • February 02, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Enforcement Action Against a Pennsylvania Company in Wage and Hour Case
  • January 18, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division to Participate in SBA/SCORE Entrepreneur and Small Business Outreach Event in Buffalo
  • January 18, 2018
    Fairfield Restaurant to Pay $247,922 in Wages, Damages and Penalties for Overtime, Minimum Wage, and Recordkeeping Violations

  • 2017

  • December 21, 2017
    Pennsylvania Manufacturer to Pay $377,144 to 47 Employees Following Investigation by U.S. Department of Labor
  • December 15, 2017
    Owner of 6 New Jersey Gas Stations Pays $1,471,024 In Back Wages and Damages to Employees
  • December 14, 2017
    Federal Contractor Pays $213,282 in Back Wages After Investigation Finds Wage and Fringe Benefits Violations
  • November 28, 2017
    Restaurantes de Filadelfia deberán pagar a los empleados casi $830,000 para resolver las violaciones al salario federal
  • November 28, 2017
    Philadelphia Restaurants to Pay Employees Nearly $830,000 To Resolve Federal Wage Violations
  • November 15, 2017
    Roanoke Area Restaurants and Owners to Pay $3 Million in Back Wages and Damages to Workers
  • November 09, 2017
    Massachusetts Restaurant to Pay $282,264 for Wage and Hour Violations
  • October 16, 2017
    Philadelphia Restaurant Agrees to Pay Employees Nearly $400,000
  • September 07, 2017
    U.S. Labor Department Secures More Than $3 Million in Back Wages And Benefits for Employees of Bankrupt Federal Contractor
  • July 31, 2017
    Pittsburgh Area Nursery Failed to Recruit, Hire American Workers
  • July 31, 2017
    Southern New Jersey Gas Stations' Owners Pay Nearly $500K in Back Wages, Damages in U.S. Department of Labor Settlement
  • July 31, 2017
    Pizza Restaurants Amend Payroll Practices; Pay $584K in Back Wages, Damages to 73 Employees in U.S. Department of Labor Agreement
  • July 18, 2017
    Empresas de construção do Norte de Jersey e o Departamento de Trabalho dos E.U.A. chegam a acordo sobre o pagamento retroativo para os 153 trabalhadores
  • July 18, 2017
  • July 18, 2017
    North Jersey construction companies, US Department of Labor reach agreement on back pay for 153 workers
  • June 22, 2017
    NYC parking garage operator modifies payroll practices in agreement reached with US Department of Labor
  • June 20, 2017
    Reading Terminal businesses, US Department of Labor reach agreement on back wages for 140 current and former workers
  • June 08, 2017
    US Labor Department conducting wage survey of residential construction projects to ensure Pennsylvania workers receive proper wages
  • June 07, 2017
    Pennsylvania landscaping company failed to recruit, hire US workers
  • May 31, 2017
    Mail delivery contractor debarred from bidding on federal contracts
  • May 03, 2017
    New York City construction company, US Labor Department reach agreement on back wages owed to workers
  • May 02, 2017
    US Labor Department conducting survey of Vermont construction projects to help ensure accurate reflection of wage rates
  • April 13, 2017
    Bay State fish processors agree to consent judgment, pay employees damages
  • April 10, 2017
    CORRECTED: US Labor Department, Philadelphia printer enter into consent judgement to resolve FLSA violations, workers to recover back wages
  • March 10, 2017
    Massachusetts sewing factory reaches settlement agreement with US Labor Department