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Southern California Garment Workers Owed Millions In Unpaid Wages

Southern California Garment Workers Owed Millions In Unpaid Wages

Widespread labor violations by Southern California apparel manufacturing industry employers costs garment workers millions of dollars a year in unpaid wages, the U.S. Labor Department reports. Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Labor Department conducted 221 investigations this year of garment industry employers, mostly in and around Los Angeles. Investigators found more than $3 […]

Industrial Services Staffing Agency Hutco Pays $2million In Back Wages

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Industrial Services Staffing Agency Hutco Pays $2million In Back Wages

Hutco Inc., a major industrial services employment agency, has agreed to pay $1,916,850 in back wages to 2,267 employees at work sites throughout Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. Hutco Inc. is a labor services company providing skilled and unskilled labor to companies throughout the nation in industries including ship construction, oil field fabrication, warehousing and distribution, […]

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DOL Fact Sheet 13 Employment Relationship Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

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DOL Fact Sheet 13 Employment Relationship Under The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

DOL Fact Sheet 13 Employment Relationship Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) This fact sheet provides general information concerning the meaning of “employment relationship” and the significance of that determination in applying provisions of the FLSA. FLSA Characteristics An employment relationship under the FLSA must be distinguished from a strictly contractual one. Such a […]

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DOL Wins $1.3 Million In Back Wages For 14,500 kgb USA Workers

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DOL Wins $1.3 Million In Back Wages For 14,500 kgb USA Workers

Thousands of home workers employed by kgb USA were misclassified as independent contractors and and paid less than minimum wage, a federal judge ruled. A federal judge ordered kgb USA Inc., the world’s largest independent provider of directory assistance and enhanced information services, to pay $1.3 million in minimum wage compensation to 14,568 current and […]

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