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Wage and Hour Division

Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Fiscal Year Statistics for WHD

Welcome to the Wage and Hour Division's Statistics Page. As part of the Department's efforts to provide a more open government, WHD is providing the following aggregate enforcement data. These tables reflect both current and historical data to make the agency more transparent, accountable, and responsive. For enforcement data on a case level basis, see the DOL Enforcement Database.

In 1999, WHD began a transition to a new data management information system. Because of this transition and differences in the information captured in the data systems, data for fiscal year 2001 and beyond are more closely comparable than data reported in prior years.



WHD Enforcement Statistics: All Acts

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998 FY 1997
Back Wages $246,780,891 $240,831,606 $249,954,412 $280,697,546 $224,844,870 $176,005,043 $172,615,125 $185,287,827 $220,613,703 $171,955,533 $166,005,014 $196,664,146 $212,537,554 $175,640,492 $131,954,657 $163,601,821 $131,735,341 $163,953,081 $96,719,108
Employees Receiving Back Wages 240,340 270,570 269,250 308,846 275,472 209,814 219,759 228,645 341,624 246,874 241,379 288,296 342,358 263,593 216,647 257,326 259,870 252,247 189,244
Complaints Registered 21,902 22,557 25,628 25,420 27,112 31,824 26,311 23,845 24,950 26,256 30,375 31,786 31,123 31,413 29,085 34,113 43,286 36,892 37,025
Enforcement Hours 1,154,373 1,188,531 1,339,029 1,377,441 1,213,182 1,066,188 879,626 882,419 899,406 951,971 969,776 1,000,739 1,032,879 1,070,600 998,937 968,350 982,332*** 909,616 740,643
Average Days to Resolve Complaint 125 116 110 145 177 142 101 97 97 93 85 92 108 129 139        
Concluded Cases 27,914 29,483 33,146 34,139 33,295 26,486 24,922 28,242 30,467 31,987 34,858 37,842 39,425 40,264 38,051 44,002 48,441 50,344 42,275

*** During conversion to new information system, 240,000+ hours could not be categorized.

Fair Labor Standards Act Enforcement Statistics

FY 2015 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 10,642 $37,828,554 22% 86,229 39%
Overtime 10,496 $137,701,703 78% 173,330 78%
FY 2014 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 11,042 $36,732,407 21% 106,184 46%
Overtime 11,238 $136,239,001 79% 174,365 76%
FY 2013 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 12,403 $38,470,100 23% 103,671 46%
Overtime 12,108 $130,703,222 77% 174,197 77%
FY 2012 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 12,532 $35,270,524 19% 107,005 40%
Overtime 12,462 $148,560,700 81% 218,137 82%
FY 2011 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 12,450 $29,327,527 17% 89,305 37%
Overtime 11,990 $140,328,012 83% 204,243 86%
FY 2010 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 10,529 $21,043,700 16% 52,530 28%
Overtime 8,788 $107,545,263 84% 166,295 90%
FY 2009 Cases with Violations Back Wages Percent of FLSA Back Wages Employees Receiving Back Wages(duplicated1 ) Percent of Employees Receiving FLSA Back Wages
Minimum Wage 9,176 $13,918,600 10% 40,235 21%
Overtime 8,792 $119,215,069 90% 175,496 92%

1 Duplicated employee count: One employee can have multiple violations

Low-Wage Industries Enforcement Statistics

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009
  Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees Cases Back Wages Employees
Agriculture 1,361 $4,316,681 10,025 1,430 $4,502,976 12,031 1,673 $7,642,501 11,799 1,660 $5,270,033 11,068 1,527 $2,862,595 6,547 1,259 $3,153,957 5,744 1,379 $1,404,125 5,523
Day Care 852 $1,642,924 3,992 1,144 $1,875,156 5,812 1,125 $2,183,958 5,640 1,200 $2,085,332 6,423 1,025 $2,235,672 5,837 694 $1,018,255 3,028 714 $1,074,842 3,310
Restaurants 4,787 $38,098,095 46,902 5,118 $34,451,990 44,133 6,053 $34,863,786 47,861 5,791 $34,795,147 56,159 5,161 $24,460,222 46,125 3,759 $16,415,519 23,042 3,818 $17,016,109 24,375
Garment Manufacturing 199 $1,594,928 1,275 239 $3,095,832 1,673 335 $3,597,940 2,539 324 $2,705,288 1,989 254 $2,425,974 2,256 374 $2,142,336 2,215 371 $2,413,839 2,734
Guard Services 499 $4,744,910 6,824 475 $5,659,936 6,729 643 $12,923,237 8,736 597 $27,067,911 10,686 631 $6,979,518 9,587 565 $11,751,811 10,631 563 $7,623,120 10,093
Health Care 1,551 $14,329,396 17,352 1,581 $17,703,092 21,029 1,622 $10,076,350 11,582 1,463 $11,843,959 18,864 1,502 $11,911,409 21,455 1,194 $12,456,283 20,888 1,046 $12,616,148 18,266
Hotels and Motels 981 $3,610,343 6,675 1,049 $4,040,376 7,420 1,245 $4,524,391 8,115 1,393 $4,965,579 8,720 1,122 $3,467,691 6,361 724 $1,935,241 4,051 806 $1,762,195 4,256
Janitorial Services 563 $3,520,319 4,123 523 $3,902,434 4,425 698 $4,012,577 5,466 648 $6,476,091 6,233 748 $3,600,309 4,781 507 $2,774,972 2,543 447 $2,170,279 3,261
Temporary Help 391 $2,443,421 5,278 368 $3,915,498 6,009 360 $3,226,420 6,312 355 $2,703,614 4,626 255 $1,189,104 5,115 237 $1,676,467 2,524 216 $5,982,453 8,937
Total Low-Wage Industries 11,184 $74,301,017 102,446 11,927 $79,147,290 109,261 13,754 $83,051,160 108,050 13,431 $97,912,954 124,768 12,225 $59,132,496 108,064 9,303 $53,324,841 74,666 9,360 $52,063,110 80,759

Child Labor Enforcement Statistics

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998 FY 1997
Directed Child Labor Cases 154 176 233 317 464 591 1,063 1,269 1,285 952 1,406 2,155 2,031 2,105 2,021 2,582 2,367 1,882 1,945
Cases With Child Labor Violations 542 591 704 749 729 684 887 1,129 1,249 1,083 1,129 1,616 1,648 1,936 2,103 1,886 3,117 1,237 1,141
Minors Employed In Violation 1,012 1,163 1,393 1,614 1,873 3,333 3,448 4,734 4,672 3,723 3,703 5,840 7,228 9,690 9,918 7,874 6,786 5,588 5,270
Minors Per Case 1.9 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.6 4.9 3.9 4.2 3.7 3.4 3.3 3.6 4.4 5 4.7 4,2 2.2 4.5 4.6
Cases With HO Violations 189 230 276 334 366 308 394 466 410 361 396 459 654 747 876 663 N/A    
Minors Employed In Violation of HOs 355 462 520 682 949 863 1,183 1,617 1,000 994 1,091 1,087 1,449 1,710 2,060 1,328      

Family And Medical Leave Act Enforcement Statistics

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998 FY 1997
Number of Complaint Cases 1,419 1,502 1,634 1,723 2,132 2,094 1,841 1,889 1,983 2,161 2,784 3,350 3,565 3,501 2,790 2,833 2,912 3,795 2,670
Percent of No-Violation Cases 53% 54% 54% 55% 58% 58% 49% 47% 45% 49% 51% 55% 54% 50% 48% 44% 39% 38% 44%

FMLA Enforcement Statistics: Nature of Complaint

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998 FY 1997
Refusal to Grant FMLA Leave 292
299
319 340 484 468 412 416 459 522 647 697 815 741 629 575 589 716 699
Refusal to Restore to Equivalent Position 166 176 212 212 233 230 239 220 242 261 328 369 370 400 360 402 1,505 1,841 1,276
Termination 564 634 673 749 890 913 763 757 764 870 1,132 1,473 1,567 1,503 1,123 1,159 n/a n/a n/a
Failure to Maintain Health Benefits 32 26 20 33 40 36 33 39 29 31 50 48 46 71 62 45 49 91 77
Discrimination 365 367 410 389 485 447 394 457 489 477 627 763 767 786 616 652 642 849 468

FMLA Enforcement Statistics: Status of Compliance Action

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010 FY 2009 FY 2008 FY 2007 FY 2006 FY 2005 FY 2004 FY 2003 FY 2002 FY 2001 FY 2000 FY 1999 FY 1998 FY 1997
No Violation Cases 747 809 890 949 1,241 1,207 911 894 896 1,069 1,429 1,848 1,911 1,766 1,343 1,235 1,131 1,424 1,187
Employer Not Covered 23 26 29 33 42 36 30 29 27 39 37 75 68 63 58 71 53 70 66
Employee Not Eligible 95 99 107 127 138 156 109 105 82 152 176 238 199 224 164 142 139 201 146
Complaint Not Valid 531 612 660 693 931 869 660 655 689 765 1,058 1,301 1,417 1,281 953 855 713 774 885
Other 98 72 94 96 130 146 112 105 98 113 158 234 227 198 168 167 226 379 90
Cases with Violations 672 693 744 774 891 887 930 995 1,087 1,092 1,355 1,502 1,654 1,735 1,447 1,598 1,781 2,371 1,483
Number of Employees Affected 818 789 811 780 931 910 2,951 1,082 1,675 1,200 1,626 1,742 1,867 2,077 1,627 1,668 1,781 2,371 1,483
Amount of Back Wages $1,960,257 $2,120,300 $1,642,793 $2,014,564 $2,186,982 $1,630,817 $1,533,927 $1,532,505 $1,573,501 $1,772,342 $1,867,807 $2,311,781 $2,397,876 $3,731,929 $2,983,936 $2,953,462 $5,851,462 $4,520,649 $2,867,418

WHD Enforcement Statistics - Agriculture*

Agriculture - All Acts

Fiscal Year Number of Investigations in Agriculture Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
FY 2015 1,361
10,025
4,316,681.16
5,062,647.15
FY 2014 1,430 12,031 4,502,976.28 3,097,666.38
FY 2013 1,673 11,847 7,686,468.73 7,293,429.8
FY 2012 1,659 11,068 5,270,032.81 4,570,529.88
FY 2011 1,527 6,567 2,850,638.73 1,944,056.85
FY 2010 1,277 8,601 3,153,956.64 1,102,504.20

H2A

Fiscal Year Number of Investigations in Agriculture Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Total Violations under H-2A
FY 2015 207
2,496 1,605,359.84
3,921,186.50
7,935
FY 2014 173 2,971 1,379,230.36 1,768,000 6,954
FY 2013 232 4,440 4,448,005.12 5,972,230 11,171
FY 2012 216 3,228 1,805,326.72 3,267,239.18 10,214
FY 2011 170 1,548 813,373.72 780,755 5,987
FY 2010 100 954 371,220.95 357,080 3,730

MSPA

Fiscal Year Number of Investigations in Agriculture Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Total Violations under MSPA
FY 2015 707
3,569
644,187.81
838,746.75
7,802
FY 2014 756 6,213 742,536.59 951,668.75 10,745
FY 2013 822 4,336 636,514.29 902,628.25 8,255
FY 2012 767 3,688 754,591.56 1,036,650 7,129
FY 2011 654 2,558 404,961.95 885,447.5 5,578
FY 2010 626 1,883 323,135.03 648,310.9 4,876

OSHA

Fiscal Year Number of Investigations in Agriculture Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Total Violations under OSHA
FY 2015 73 N/A N/A 57,884.80
173
FY 2014 75 N/A N/A 23,792.7 145
FY 2013 87 N/A N/A 88,575.8 275
FY 2012 111 N/A N/A 55,597.1 301
FY 2011 77 N/A N/A 149,382.6 253
FY 2010 52 N/A N/A 25,672.3 120

All Others (FLSA, CL, SCA, H-2B**

Fiscal Year Number of Investigations in Agriculture Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Total Violations
FY 2015 566 4,855
2,067,133.54
244,829.10
8,345
FY 2014 608 4,309 2,381,209.33 354,204.93 5,838
FY 2013 641 3,637 2,601,949.32 329,995.75 6,685
FY 2012 531 4,743 2,710,114.53 211,043.6 6,300
FY 2011 450 2,958 1,632,303.06 128,471.75 4,364
FY 2010 406 6,424 2,459,600.66 71,441 12,166

*Wage and Hour investigations, including those in agriculture, often involved the concurrent enforcement of multiple statutes. Therefore, duplication may exist in the data. That means, in a given investigation in agriculture, it is possible that WHD will have enforcement findings under H-2A, MSPA and FLSA (including Child Labor).

**Certain H-2B workers (e.g. reforestation) are subject to MSPA and may be included in this data.



WHD Enforcement Statistics Industries with High Prevalence of H-2B Workers

All Acts

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010
  Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases Employees Employed in Violation Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
Forestry 61
1,217
993 851,031.06 847,650.25 61 674 554 517,696.85 106,788.18 52 368 295 622,024.00 65,697.00 89 683 614 468,750.11 131,756.36 88 786 695 560,471.40 123,765.00 64 276 269 181,384.81 12,993.75
Amusement 278 3,758 3,286 1,319,407.64
1,319,407.64
372 2,462 2,270 1,237,796.78 214,132.95 342 2,431 2,260 1,784,903.51 83,088.00 371 3,658 2,633 1,602,916.18 128,632.85 331 3,861 3,349 1,830,141.39 228,595.75 291 1,921 1,742 1,387,721.45 136,595.25
Construction 3,109 31,395
27,867
42,192,909.69
799,221.12 3,243 28,588 26,101 45,189,776.53 473,566.93 3,708 27,345 25,056 44,691,540.63 678,526.80 4,185 36,523 33,469 49,889,240.42 320,967.25 3,783 36,226 32,115 39,428,956.23 470,580.00 2,723 22,441 18,800 19,997,360.10 437,414.72
Food Services 4,787 53,450 46,902 38,098,094.72 1,615,917.04 5,116 51,448 44,101 34,450,124.09 1,519,614.99 6,058 53,808 48,328 34,937,247.75 1,577,955.14 5,793 61,226 55,736 34,804,606.81 1,704,639.76 5,160 52,087 46,134 24,460,286.28 1,534,014.27 3,758 26,249 23,042 16,415,519.45 1,304,879.08
Hotels and Motels 981 7101 6,675 3,610,343 325,523.75 1,048 9,036 7,417 4,039,113.33 324,329.40 1,245 8,717 8,115 4,524,391.41 339,590.50 1,393 9,443 8,720 4,965,579.21 309,054.71 1,122 7,989 6,361 3,467,691.26 120,356.75 724 4,370 4,051 1,935,241.46 149,678.75
Janitorial Services 563 4,627 4,123 3,520,318.70 72,712.50 523 5,181 4,425 3,902,434.44 75,420.50 698 6,029 5,466 4,012,576.77 40,772.00 648 7,352 6,233 6,476,091.20 104,617.00 748 5,744 4,781 3,600,308.96 72,974.00 507 2,961 2,543 2,774,972.10 34,606.00
Landscaping Services 257 3,196 2,930 2,182,134.41 162,386.27 322 3,210 2,743 3,708,710.95 196,246.66 410 4,196 3,814 3,513,960.92 278,999.06 365 4,439 3,652 2,823,321.37 88,285.00 252 3,887 3,521 2,605,202.54 14,128.00 207 3,081 2,774 2,247,412.44 56,362.75
  10,036 104,744 92,776 91,774,239.22 3,947,883.43 10,685 100,599 87,611 93,045,652.97 2,910,099.61 12,513 102,894 93,334 94,086,644.99 3,064,628.50 12,844 123,324 111,057 101,030,505.30 2,787,952.93 11,484 110,580 96,956 75,953,058.06 2,564,413.77 8,274 61,299 53,221 44,939,611.81 2,132,530.30

H-2B

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011
  Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
Forestry 3 0 0 20,500.00
12 21 17,897.40 46,770.68 2 3 249.28 2,500.00 5 14 1,956.04 37,144.36        
Amusement 4 246 20,500.00
33,500.00
3 10 28,502.39 174,049.95 1 0 0 5,000.00 2 11 9,601.10 17,601.10        
Construction 3 160 98,439.27 61,488.12
2 2 14,300.00 26,000.00 2 22 58,617.32 82,967.80                
Food Services 2 7 326,545.55 9,045.55 2 55 34,199.54 58,993.39         1 0 0 2,500.00        
Hotels and Motels 4 2 13,500.00
22,000.00 6 30 16,736.87 108,671.40 4 0 0 86,500.00 8 175 172,547.37 151,049.46 1 2 13,726.25  
Landscaping Services 8 129 333,197.29
103,147.52
14 62 40,590.57 56,120.41 10 41 17,705.81 72,069.06 3 0 0 20,500.00        
  24 983 875,736.31
249,681.19 39 180 152,226.77 470,605.83 19 66 76,572.41 249,036.86 19 200 184,104.51 228,794.92 1 2 13,726.25  

See Employment & Training Administration, Office of Foreign Labor Certification website for additional information and data on non-immigrant visa certifications under H-2A, H-2B, and H-1B provisions of the Immigration and Nationality Act. Go to: http://www.foreignlaborcert.doleta.gov/performancedata.cfm Click on the tab titled "Disclosure Data" for access to downloadable .csv files containing certificate level data.

FLSA*

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010
  Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
Forestry 32 383 303 92,228.50 19,734.00 30 407 352 308,073.89 10,450.00 30 330 255 564,252.06   28 261 169 269,042.77   43 384 342 255,114.16 18,040.00 31 172 148 125,081.99  
Amusement 231 4,566 3,024 1,210,669.64 5,940.00 275 3,595 2,262 1,167,316.03 10,208.00 245 2,923 2,238 1,725,070.26 12,089.00 262 4,470 2,615 1,565,061.54 8,294.00 249 3,992 3,273 1,717,731.61 58,946.25 215 1,955 1,735 1,349,821.16 37,202.00
Construction 1,832 25,203 19,874 17,604,945.35 555,670.50 1,809 22,158 17,440 15,036,601.89 293,155.43 1,962 20,702 16,536 18,757,030.34 405,828.25 2,171 28,828 23,407 18,294,394.17 197,050.75 2,052 30,510 24,468 20,627,843.48 327,362.50 1,523 19,463 14,624 12,278,846.21 341,695.72
Food Services 4,120 63,587 46,581 37,016,019.43 1,211,460.24 4,375 60,764 43,747 34,200,073.75 1,088,339.95 4,958 64,529 47,955 34,212,785.64 1,181,891.14 4,772 70,500 55,446 34,380,713.51 1,161,648.73 4,091 59,487 45,691 23,880,495.86 835,604.87 3,029 29,324 22,858 16,063,783.73 571,487.06
Hotels and Motels 806 8,620 6,591 3,296,560.14 231,742.50 878 11,506 7,302 3,925,781.08 154,458.00 987 9,961 7,687 4,000,144.76 234,690.50 991 12,095 8,550 4,750,086.04 109,425.25 871 9,336 6,336 3,373,250.79 77,074.25 579 4,850 4,044 1,915,187.19 115,698.75
Janitorial Services 392 4,975 3,537 2,836,456.73 72,612.50 377 4,973 3,454 1,717,627.17 73,870.50 453 4,973 4,152 1,920,661.17 39,622.00 447 6,684 4,885 3,969,631.18 78,617.00 511 4,922 3,924 2,435,337.43 54,779.00 334 2,479 2,124 1,029,040.70 34,606.00
Landscaping Services 187 3,276 2,743 1,788,417.32 46,488.75 212 3,194 2,502 2,580,666.67 112,626.25 277 4,318 3,507 3,137,480.82 140,580.00 241 4,464 3,327 2,492,075.21 38,115.00 179 3,951 3,158 1,648,979.29 7,942.00 154 3,336 2,726 2,166,307.21 35,904.00
  7,600 110,610 82,653 63,845,297.11 2,143,648.49 7,956 106,597 77,059 58,936,140.48 1,743,108.13 8,912 107,736 82,330 64,317,425.05 2,014,700.89 8,912 127,302 98,399 65,721,004.42 1,593,150.73 7,996 112,582 87,192 53,938,752.62 1,379,748.87 5,865 61,579 48,259 34,928,068.19 1,136,593.53

*As previously noted, the concurrent application of multiple statutes on a single investigation means that H-2B workers are also covered under the FLSA (and other applicable statutes) and therefore may receive minimum wage or overtime back wages beyond any violations found strictly under the H-2B provisions of the INA.

All Others

  FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010
  Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Money Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Total Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
Forestry 39 2,318 1,092 758,802.56 807,416.25 27 850 439 191,725.56 49,567.50 25 178 59 57,522.66 63,197.00 57 870 471 197,751.30 94,612.00 40 895 560 305,357.24 105,725.00 29 346 142 56,302.82 12,993.75
Amusement 32 1,036 16 4,683.80 85,032.50 45 1,751 7 41,978.36 29,875.00 50 225 76 59,833.25 65,999.00 46 192 7 28,253.54 102,737.75 32 603 100 112,409.78 169,649.50 39 163 7 37,900.29 99,393.25
Construction 831 21,185 11,208 24,460,111.96 182,062.50 918 21,409 11,477 30,138,874.64 154,411.50 1,089 18,358 11,862 25,875,892.97 189,730.75 1,239 19,695 13,307 31,594,846.25 123,916.50 968 17,092 11,145 18,801,112.75 143,217.50 547 7,914 5,575 7,718,513.89 95,719.00
Food Services 403 15,982 386 755,529.74 395,411.25 436 16,037 413 215,850.80 372,281.65 551 12,691 396 724,462.11 396,064.00 419 5,186 305 423,893.30 540,491.03 387 175,802 551 579,790.42 698,409.40 318 7,410 222 351,735.72 733,392.02
Hotels and Motels 79 15,888 100 300,282.86 71,781.25 76 1,267 103 96,595.38 61,200.00 74 7,440 563 524,246.65 18,400.00 63 3,484 14 42,945.80 48,580.00 45 260 32 80,714.22 43,282.50 46 780 7 20,054.27 33,980.00
Janitorial Services 93 7,967 625 683,861.97 100.00 58 3,152 1,052 2,184,807.27 1,550.00 90 4,207 1,480 2,091,915.60 1,150.00 96 2,002 1,456 2,506,460.02 26,000.00 61 1,732 925 1,164,971.53 18,195.00 51 2,058 507 1,745,931.40  
Landscaping Services 25 316 147 60,519.80 12,750.00 41 756 259 1,087,453.71 27,500.00 38 702 386 358,774.29 66,350.00 41 675 465 331,246.16 29,670.00 22 1,221 531 956,223.25 6,186.00 25 155 81 81,105.23 20,458.75
  1,502 64,692 13,574 27,023,792.69 1,554,553.75 1,601 45,222 13,750 33,957,285.72 696,385.65 1,917 43,801 14,822 29,692,647.53 800,890.75 1,961 32,104 16,025 35,125,396.37 966,007.28 1,555 197,605 13,844 22,000,579.19 1,184,664.90 1,055 18,826 6,541 10,011,543.62 995,936.77

H-1B

FY 2015 FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012 FY 2011 FY 2010
Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties Cases with Violations Employees Receiving Back Wages Back Wages Civil Monetary Penalties
176 460 4,745,645.51 297,275.00 120 690 7,836,249.28 2,156,750.00 167 1,132 7,681,211.66 7,836,249.28 242 1,725 12,029,658.63 2,188,150.00 250 1,000 7,909,148.93 328,525.00 184 804 7,055,377.62 559,725.00

Archived Statistics from FY 2002 to 2008

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