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Contractor to pay $3.6M to settle unpaid shifts claim

February 10, 2023

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division enforces the FLSA. The law sets standards for minimum wage, overtime, recordkeeping and youth employment. However, many states also have minimum wage laws, and employers must pay workers according to which standard is higher.

Over the past few years, the DOL has zeroed in on FLSA issues. The agency announced in 2022 that it would hire significantly more WHD investigators to pursue alleged violations.

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