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Disaster Recovery Workers Recover $2.5 Million in Back Wages Following DOL Investigation

Disaster Recovery Workers Recover $2.5 Million in Back Wages Following DOL Investigation

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October 15, 2018
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The U.S. Department of Labor recovered over $2.5 million in back wages for thousands of disaster recovery employees involved in Hurricane Harvey recovery efforts, following a series of investigations which revealed that both Lovin Contracting Co. Inc. and Coastal Staffing Services paid immigrant workers far below the required wages.

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Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

Department of Labor Sues Arizona Farm for Violating the Rights of Farm Workers

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August 17, 2017
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G Farms was accused of failing to set hourly wages, failing to keep hourly records, and providing dangerous housing to farm workers in El Mirage, AZ.

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Court Upholds Department of Labor Rule Barring Kitchen Staff From Tip Pool

Court Upholds Department of Labor Rule Barring Kitchen Staff From Tip Pool

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September 24, 2016
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It is unlawful for kitchen staff employees to share the tips of servers, according to a decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

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