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Increasing Number of Workers File Wage and Hour Complaints

According to a recent article by NBC News, an increasing number of workers believe that putting in time at work does not result in more financial benefit for them. Studies indicate there has recently been a spike in wage and hour violation claims by… Read More
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Department of Labor Finds that Employees who Wear Safety Equipment Must be Paid to Don and Doff that Equipment

On June 16, 2010 the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued Administrator’s Interpretation No. 2010-2, Section 3(o) of the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 203(o), reversing two prior DOL opinions relating to under what circumstances emplo… Read More
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Department of Labor Increases Wage & Hour Oversight

In her February 2010 presentation of the 2011 budget request for the U.S. Department of Labor, Secretary Hilda L. Solis included funding to hire 90 new investigators for the department’s Wage and Hour Division. These increases will allow the La… Read More
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