Posts Tagged ‘U.S. Department of Labor’

VETS-4212 Reporting Cycle Opened August 1

The 2019 U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) filing season started August 1, 2019, and the filing deadline is September 30, 2019. Federal contractors and subcontractors must submit the VETS-4212 report annually with the number of employees in their workforces who are veterans covered under Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance […]

8 Aug 19 - Reporting Requirements - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

U.S. DOL: 1,416 Employees to Receive More than $3.5 million from Long Beach Company

A recent U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation recovered $3,573,074 in back wages and benefits for 1,416 employees of a Long Beach-based trucking and warehouse company. The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigators found the company violated federal contract provisions of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act (SCA). Investigators discovered the company failed to pay […]

8 Oct 18 - Benefits, Labor Relations, Overtime - Vannessa Maravilla - No CommentsRead More »

New U.S. DOL Office Offers Employers Compliance Assistance

This past week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it’s creating a new Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) to help companies comply with federal labor laws, prevent violations and extend compliance outreach. Labor laws can be complex, and the OCI’s goal is to promote a greater understanding of federal labor laws — allowing businesses […]

30 Aug 18 - Labor Relations - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Settles Claims That It Failed to Pay Overtime to Its Employees

The federal Department of Labor (DOL) is tasked with ensuring that the nation’s employers are following federal wage and hour laws under the Fair Labor Standards Act. But the department is not immune from its own compliance troubles. The DOL has agreed to pay $7 million dollars to settle a decade old claim that it […]

19 Aug 16 - Overtime - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

DOL Delays Enforcement of Federal Home Healthcare Rules

The federal government recently decided to delay enforcement of regulations extending minimum wage and overtime requirements to home healthcare workers for six months. The Department of Labor (DOL) made the following announcement: For six months, from January 1, 2015 to June 30, 2015, the Department will not bring enforcement actions against any employer as to […]

15 Oct 14 - Compensation, Minimum Wage - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »