Labor & Employment Law Daily Wrap Up, DOL NEWS—WHD recovers $500K-plus for 204 workers over FLSA, H-2A violations, (Jan 14, 2022)

By Nicole L. Chaney, J.D.

The agency also assessed nearly $50K in civil penalties.

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has separately announced awards totaling combined monetary recovery of $502,953 in back wages and liquidated damages for 204 workers and an additional $49,937 in civil penalties against employers for alleged FLSA and H-2A wor ...