Posts Tagged ‘flsa’

Sep
2015
8

Holy Wage Theft! Televangelist Sued for Child Labor, Minimum Wage Violations

Holy Wage Theft! Televangelist Sued for Child Labor, Minimum Wage Violations
  The Department of Labor (DOL) has charged televangelist Ernest Angley with various violations of the Fair Labors Standards Act (FLSA) after an investigation of his Cathedral Buffet in the Akron suburb of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.  According to the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division Angley paid his employees illegally low wages and engaged in…
Jun
2015
1

LiUNA-Led Effort Results In $80M of Wages Being Recovered from U.S. Health Agency

LiUNA-Led Effort Results In $80M of Wages Being Recovered from U.S. Health Agency
  The Indian Health Service (IHS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will pay $80 million in back wages and penalties for their failure to abide by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  The decision resolves a grievance brought forward by the Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA!) in [&hellip…;
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Sep
2014
5

TJ Maxx Misclassified Managers Lawsuit May Only Be the Beginning for Busting Big Retailers

TJ Maxx Misclassified Managers Lawsuit May Only Be the Beginning for Busting Big Retailers
  TJX, the parent company of discount retailer TJ Maxx, is currently facing a lawsuit from their assistant managers who claim they were misclassified in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).  Under the FLSA, workers are required to be paid the minimum wage and time-and-a-half for all hours worked over 40 per week [&hellip…;
Aug
2014
5

JUDGE: 1.3M “Essential Employees” Wrongfully Underpaid by U.S. During Government Shutdown

JUDGE: 1.3M
  Court of Federal Claims Judge Patricia Elaine Campbell-Smith has determined that the U.S. government violated the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) by not paying 1.3 million essential workers “on time” during last year’s government shutdown.  Under the FLSA, workers are expected to receive minimum wages and overtime pay on…
Jun
2014
11

Wage Theft by Federal Contractors Won’t Be Tolerated Under CPC Amendment

Wage Theft by Federal Contractors Won't Be Tolerated Under CPC Amendment
  An amendment to the Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act which would disqualify any corporation that violates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) or commits wage theft from certain federal contracts, has been introduced.  The amendment, a potential win for workers, was brought forth by the Congressional…