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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.


2019

  • March 19, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Federal Court Requiring West Virginia Consulting Firm To Pay $1,635,804 In Back Wages And Damages
  • March 19, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Green Bay, Wisconsin Restaurant Paying $106,856 In Back Wages And $6,591 In Penalties
  • March 13, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Federal Court Ordering West Virginia Company To Pay $3.7 Million In Back Wages And Damages
  • March 13, 2018
    Massachusetts Pizza Restaurants’ Owners To Pay $330,000 In Back Wages And Liquidated Damages To 150 Employees After Federal Investigation
  • February 28, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In New Jersey Restaurant Paying $768,548 For Wage And Visa Program Violations
  • February 28, 2018
    Corrected: Federal Court Orders New Jersey Gas Stations And Owner To Pay $650,000 After U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation And Litigation
  • February 20, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Pennsylvania Healthcare Provider Paying $39,704 In Back Wages, Damages To 92 Employees
  • February 19, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Federal Court Ordering Owner Of Maryland Hotels To Pay $163,590 In Back Wages And Liquidated Damages To 34 Current And Former Employees
  • February 15, 2018
    Pennsylvania Restaurants To Pay $1 Million In Back Wages, Damages, And Penalties Following U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation
  • February 14, 2018
    West Virginia Coal Mine Operator Pays $1,435,028 in Back Wages and Damages Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • February 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Finds Child Labor Violations By 8 Retailers at Mall in Elizabeth, New Jersey
  • February 11, 2018
    Departamento De Trabajo De Ee.uu. Recupera $5,579,939 Para 993 Empleados Quien Realizaron Trabajos De Recuperación Del Huracán En Puerto Rico
  • February 11, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Recovers $5,579,939 For 993 Employees Who Performed Hurricane Recovery Work In Puerto Rico
  • January 29, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In $158,139 In Back Wages And Damages For 50 Employees On Massachusetts Construction Project
  • January 23, 2018
    Department Of Labor Investigation Results In franchise operator in Pennsylvania paying $47,668 in Back Wages, Damages, And Penalties
  • January 03, 2018
    Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Federal Court Ordering Pennsylvania Printing And Bindery Company To Pay $598,366 In Back Wages, Damages, And Penalties


  • 2018

  • December 19, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Investigation Results In Federal Court Ordering New York City Hotel Operators To Pay $721,086 In Back Wages And Damages
  • November 27, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Initiative Seeks To Ensure New Jersey’s Childcare Industry Complies With Federal Wage And Hour Regulations
  • November 07, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Files Suit to Recover Back Wages And Damages for Pennsylvania Restaurant Employees
  • November 06, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Recovers $350,884 in Back Wages And Damages for 20 Employees of New Jersey Supermarket
  • November 06, 2018
    Pennsylvania Tree Service Company Pays $86,608 in Back Wages, Damages To Resolve Violations Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • November 06, 2018
    Pennsylvania Restaurant Pays $85,936 in Back Wages and Damages To Resolve Violations Found in U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • October 3, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Back Wages And Damages for Workers at Pennsylvania Restaurants
  • September 20, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Pennsylvania Car Repair Center Paying $67,462 in Back Wages and Damages
  • September 17, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor to Host Listening Session About Proposed Overtime Rule in Providence, Rhode Island
  • September 5, 2018
    Court Orders Pennsylvania Restaurant to Pay $88,282 in Back Wages, Damages and Penalties Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • August 21, 2018
    Investigación del Departamento del Trabajo de los EE. UU. Hace Que Contratista Involucrado en la Recuperación del Huracán Pague $500,000 en Salarios Atrasados
  • August 21, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Puerto Rico Hurricane Recovery Contractor Paying $500,000 in Back Wages
  • August 17, 2018
    Virginia Direct Mail Company Pays $743,443 in Back Wages, Damages, And Penalties Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • August 7, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Obtains Consent Judgment Ordering Pennsylvania Company to Pay $185,456 in Back Wages and Damages
  • July 31, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Pennsylvania Logging Company Paying $26,985 in Penalties for Child Labor Violations
  • July 11, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Continues Compliance Assistance On U.S. Virgin Islands Related to Hurricane Recovery Efforts
  • July 10, 2018
    Boston-Area Restaurant Operator Pays $79,338 in Back Wages and Liquidated Damages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • July 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Seeks Information From Battery Manufacturer’s Employees as Wage Violations Case Continues in Federal Court
  • July 06, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Conducting Survey of Building Construction Projects to Ensure Maryland Workers Covered by Proper Wage Rates
  • June 22, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in New Jersey Gas Station Owner Paying $132,735 in Back Wages
  • June 20, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Court Ordering West Virginia Company to Pay $1,635,804 in Back Wages, Damages
  • June 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Manhattan Restaurants Paying $363,284 in Wages and Damages to 109 Employees
  • June 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Court Ordering Six Restaurants and Owners to Pay Back Wages and Penalties
  • May 21, 2018
    U.S. Department Of Labor Lawsuit Seeks Unpaid Wages and Liquidated Damages for 51 Health Care Employees
  • May 18, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in McDonalds’ Franchisee Paying Penalties to Resolve Child Labor Violations Found at 11 New Jersey Locations
  • May 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Massachusetts Stone Fabricator Paying $144,199 in Back Wages and Liquidated Damages to 20 Employees
  • May 04, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor to Offer Wage Seminar in Richmond
  • May 01, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Court Ordering Commercial Laundry to Pay $478,538 in Back Wages and Damages
  • April 27, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Enforcement Initiative Results in New Jersey Gas Station Owners Paying $2,088,572 in Back Wages, Damages and Penalties
  • April 26, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Recovers $750,006 in Back Wages And Damages for 1,039 Pennsylvania Bar and Grill Chain’s Employees
  • April 13, 2018
    Federal Court Orders West Virginia Construction Company To Pay $132,818 to Resolve Overtime Wage Violations
  • April 13, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $306,000 in Back Wages and Damages For 21 Auto Repair Shop Employees on Long Island, New York
  • April 12, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Sets Up Hotline for Back Wages Owed Employees at New Jersey and New York Houlihan’s Restaurants
  • April 11, 2018
    Contratista de Recuperación del Huracán, Paga $1,151,291 a 219 Empleados Después de Investigación del Departamento de Trabajo de EE.UU.
  • April 11, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Hurricane Recovery Contractor Paying $1,151,291 to 219 Employees in Puerto Rico
  • April 04, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Recovers $5 Million in Back Wages and Damages for 1,471 Restaurant Employees in New Jersey and New York
  • March 20, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Medical Transportation Company Paying $154,404 in Back Wages and Damages
  • February 27, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Medical Transportation Company Paying $154,404 in Back Wages and Damages
  • February 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Restaurant Chain Paying $135,844 in Back Wages
  • 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
    EMPRESAS CONSTRUCTORAS DEL NORTE DE NUEVA JERSEY Y EL DEPARTAMENTO DE TRABAJO DE EE. UU. LLEGAN A UN ACUERDO PARA PAGAR SALARIOS RETROACTIVOS A 153 TRABAJADORES
  • 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


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