Three More VERY Expensive Reasons to Just Do it Right!

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Hey Compliance Warriors!


Here are 3 more employers fined for violations when they should have known better!  But, they wanted to “do it the way we always have”.


Read on and don’t make the same mistakes!  Read All Cases in Full Here


US Department of Labor recovers $90K in back wages for 33 workers at Laurel, Petal auto repair shops after investigation finds violations

The operator of two Mississippi auto service and repair shops has come into compliance after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigation recovered $90,068 in back wages for 33 workers and determined the employer failed to pay them overtime as the law requires.



US Department of Labor recovers $135K in back wages, damages after investigation finds Washington restaurant willfully violated overtime rules

A federal investigation has uncovered overtime pay violations at a Bellevue restaurant that state labor investigators in Washington cited in 2020 for underpaying workers.



History of violations: Dollar General continues to put workers at risk; company faces $321K in penalties after recent Alabama inspection

As the nation’s largest discount retailer, Dollar General stores are widely known by shoppers in 46 states for their low-price merchandise. At the U.S. Department of Labor, the company is recognized for its long history of violations and repeated failures to protect its workers from on-the-job hazards.



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Certified EEO Investigator (EEOC)

Lead Support and Content Chief – HelpDeskforHR.com

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