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Current Southeast Region News Releases

The following states fall under the SOUTHEAST REGION: Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee.


2018

  • July 11, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars Two North Carolina H-2A Farm Labor Contractors for Wage and Worker Protection Violations
  • July 11, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Florida Lawn Care Service Paying $55,345 in Back Wages
  • July 11, 2018
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  • July 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Health Insurance Provider Paying $128,422 in Back Wages to 17 Employees
  • 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 1, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division Education and Enforcement Initiative for Southeast’s Agriculture Industry Underway
  • June 1, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Conducting Wage Survey of Heavy Construction Projects to Ensure Virginia Workers Receive Proper Wages
  • May 30, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars Kentucky Tobacco Farmer and Assesses $35,755 Penalty for Visa Program Violations
  • May 29, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Finds Florida Keys Restaurant Owes $210,258 in Overtime Back Wages
  • May 23, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in South Florida Transportation Service Company Paying $75,358 in Back Wages to 51 Employees
  • May 23, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Leads to $70,341 in Back Wages For 82 Employees at Miami TV Production Company
  • May 10, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars North Carolina Farm Labor Contractor, Assesses $321,400 Penalty for Wage, Worker Protection Violations
  • May 10, 2018
    After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation, Tennessee Auto Dealership Pays $58,739 in Back Wages
  • May 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Florida Grocery Store Paying $15,264 in Back Wages and Damages to 13 Employees
  • May 08, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Contractor To Pay $95,000 in Back Wages to 12 Employees for Service Contract Act Violation
  • May 08, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars North Carolina Farm Labor Contractor For Violating H-2A Provisions, Assesses $15,153 Penalty
  • May 07, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Protects American Workers With H-2A, H-2B Tools in Four States
  • April 30, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Debars North Carolina Farm Labor Contractor for H-2A Violations, and Assesses $17,309 Penalty
  • April 11, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Tennessee Restaurant Paying $48,197 to Resolve Minimum Wage and Overtime Violations
  • April 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Court Ordering Tennessee Masonry Contractor to Pay $493,987 in Back Wages and Damages
  • April 03, 2018
    Florida Roofing Companies to Pay $239,893 in Back Wages To 259 Employees Following Hurricane Irma Rebuilding Efforts
  • March 30, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Restaurant Operator Paying Employees $144,884 in Back Wages and Damages
  • March 29, 2018
    CORRECTED: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Federal Contractor Paying $354,978 in Back Wages to 14 Employees
  • March 20, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Alabama Manufacturer Paying $28,307 in Back Wages and Damages
  • March 20, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in U.S. District Court Ordering Tennessee Contractor to Pay $188,244 in Back Wages and Damages
  • March 12, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Marietta Hotel Company Paying $73,732 in Back Wages and Damages
  • March 08, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Conducting Wage Survey in Georgia Of Workers Engaged in Building and Heavy Construction Projects
  • February 22, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Memphis Meat Packing Company Paying $127,830 in Back Wages and Damages to 272 Employees
  • February 22, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Tennessee Paving Company Paying $77,467 in Back Wages to 43 Employees
  • February 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Florida Window Installer Paying $103,608 in Back Wages to 35 Employees
  • February 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Miami Aircraft Contractor Paying $54,704 in Back Wages for Overtime Violations
  • February 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Kentucky Plumbing Contractor Paying $73,470 in Back Wages
  • February 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Florida Landscaper Paying $79,758 in Back Wages and Damages to 70 Employees
  • February 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Restaurant Chain Paying $135,844 in Back Wages
  • February 08, 2018
    U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR INVESTIGATION RESULTS IN $181,663 IN BACK WAGES FOR ELDER CARE WORKERS IN FLORIDA
  • January 16, 2018
    U.S. Labor Department Offers Free Compliance Assistance Seminars For Georgia Agricultural Employers and Farm Labor Contractors


  • 2017

  • December 04, 2017
    Georgia Gas Station and Check-Cashing Businesses Pay $88,712 in Back Wages to 39 Employees after U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • November 29, 2017
    Tennessee Restaurant Ordered to Pay $751,682 in Back Wages And Liquidated Damages to 45 Employees
  • November 29, 2017
    Plastic Manufacturer Fails to Pay Workers Minimum Wage and Overtime
  • November 29, 2017
    Georgia Furniture Installer to Pay Employees $194,069 in Back Wages Following a U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • November 15, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor Finds Unintentional Software Error Caused Underpayment of Benefits by Company to Employees
  • November 15, 2017
    Memphis Company to Pay $140,000 in Back Wages and Liquidated Damages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds FLSA Violations
  • November 15, 2017
    Chattanooga Company Agrees to Pay Back Wages and Damages After U.S. Department of Labor Finds Overtime and Other FLSA Violations
  • October 20, 2017
    N.C. FOOD DISTRIBUTION COMPANY TO PAY $136,266 IN BACK WAGES AND DAMAGES
  • October 19, 2017
    Court Orders Georgia Onion Producer to Pay Workers More Than $1.4 Million in Back Wages and Damages
  • September 08, 2017
    U.S. LABOR DEPARTMENT CONDUCTING SURVEY OF WORKERS' WAGES ON TENNESSEE BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS
  • August 14, 2017
    U.S. Labor Department Conducting Survey of Workers' Wages on Alabama Highway Construction Projects
  • May 31, 2017
    North Carolina poultry company, US Labor Department agree on back wages
  • March 20, 2017
    Florida farm labor contractors, workers may register for free certification in Sebring, Immokalee
  • March 17, 2017
    Disney reaches agreement on pay practices with US Department of Labor

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