The United States Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced RJ Concrete Inc., has agreed to pay a total of $37,783 in back wages to 12 employees for unpaid overtime.
As the year-end approaches, many companies host holiday parties to show their appreciation for staff members' hard work.
In a recent investigation by the Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division representatives revealed employees were not being paid minimum wage for their time and attendance.
The United States Department of Labor recently recovered over $1 million in back wages from First Republic Bank for unpaid overtime.
The United States Department of Labor recently filed a lawsuit against Dallas-based Christmas Light Company for allegedly underpaying 200 members of its staff.
When companies have a position to fill, it might seem natural to look within their current staff for a high-achieving candidate who is ready to advance.
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) contains very specific requirements regarding employees' rights to certain employment benefits and employers may find it difficult to interpret the technical jargon.
A recent investigation by the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) could cost Cleveland, Ohio-based Flight Services and Systems approximately $53,000 in back pay and penalties.
Two recent cases involving the employees of financial institutions in Charlotte, North Carolina, call employee classifications into questions, according to the Charlotte Observer.