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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

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.


  • 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

  • - Caution: Information may be out of date.
    Archived News Releases Jan. 21, 2013 - Jan. 2017
    Archived News Releases Jan 21, 2009 - Dec 2012
    Archived News Releases January 2005 - Jan 20, 2009
    Archived News Releases Before 2005