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Current Southwest Region News Releases

The following states fall under the SOUTHWEST REGION: Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.


2018

  • August 9, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Recovers $253,359 In Back Wages for Drywall Employees
  • July 31, 2018
    U.S. District Court Orders Little Rock Tire Shop to Pay $76,648 in Back Wages and Damages After U.S. Department of Labor Investigation
  • July 17, 2018
    Una investigación del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. dio como resultado que un Fabricante de gabinetes pagara $175,458 en pagos por sobretiempo
  • July 17, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Cabinet Manufacturer To Pay $175,458 in Overtime Payments
  • July 16, 2018
    Una investigación del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU. da como resultado que el restaurante El Paso Mexican Grill pague $654,366 en salarios retroactivos
  • July 16, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in El Paso Mexican Grill Restaurant Paying $654,366 in Back Wages
  • July 12, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Louisiana Restaurant Paying Back Wages to 34 Employees
  • July 09, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Houston Pool Builder Paying $55,560 in Overtime, Minimum Wages and Damages
  • June 29, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Lubbock Hospital Paying $119,175 in Overtime Back Wages
  • June 19, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Amarillo Meat Market and Restaurant Paying $74,388 to Resolve Overtime and Child Law Violations and Penalties
  • May 24, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Offers Forum in Baton Rouge For Employers and Federal Contractors on June 7
  • May 24, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in New Orleans Bakery Wholesaler Paying $127,128 in Overtime Back Wages
  • May 18, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Colorado Company Paying $59,701 in Back Wages and Penalties
  • May 17, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in U.S. District Court Ordering Oklahoma Restaurant to Pay $335,687 in Back Wages and Liquidated Damages
  • May 14, 2018
    美国劳工部经调查后裁决 休斯敦汉堡餐厅支付 62754 美元 以解决加班和记录保留违规问题
  • May 14, 2018
    Kết quả Điều tra của Bộ Lao động Hoa Kỳ Về việc chi trả 62.754 USD Tại các Nhà hàng Burger ở Houston Để Giải quyết Vi phạm về Giờ phụ trội và Lưu trữ hồ sơ
  • May 14, 2018
    Restaurantes de hamburguesas de Houston deberán pagar $62,754 para resolver violaciones al sobretiempo y al mantenimiento de registros tras la investigación del Departamento de Trabajo de EE. UU.
  • May 14, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results In Houston Burger Restaurants Paying $62,754 To Settle Overtime and Record-Keeping Violations
  • May 10, 2018
    U.S. District Court Orders Utah Drywall Company to Pay $650,000 in Back Wages, Damages, and Penalties for Willful Labor Law Violations
  • May 01, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Arkansas Staffing Company Paying $708,922 in Back Wages for Labor Law Violations Affecting Disaster Recovery Employees in Louisiana
  • April 18, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Urges Utah's Heavy Construction Employers To Complete Survey to Ensure Accurate Prevailing Wages
  • March 12, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Alabama Security Contractor Paying $1,184,722 in Back Wages and Benefits to 236 Employees
  • March 07, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Houston Pool Builder Paying $115,786 in Back Wages
  • February 08, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Cites Orlando Resort For Failing to Pay Workers Required Overtime Wages
  • January 31, 2018
    U.S. Department of Labor Cites Orlando Resort For Failing to Pay Workers Required Overtime Wages
  • January 09, 2018
    Denver Landscaper Pays $550,167 in Back Wages and Penalties Following U.S. Department of Labor Investigation


  • 2017

  • September 15, 2017
    U.S. Labor Department Conducting Wage Survey in North Dakota
  • July 27, 2017
    U.S. Department of Labor, SONIC Sign Agreement to Promote Fair Labor Practices at Franchises Nationwide
  • July 21, 2017
    US Labor Department to hold a free compliance assistance event for New Orleans' employers, Aug. 3
  • May 25, 2017
    Salt Lake City construction company ordered to pay back wages
  • May 02, 2017
    US Labor Department urges residential construction companies in Oklahoma to complete prevailing wage survey
  • March 21, 2017
    US Labor Department to hold employer forum in Oklahoma City


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