DOL cracks down on wage law violations

Agency wants companies to give employees more information on pay and hours

The Department of Labor (DOL) will increase its focus on reducing the number of violations of wage and hour laws, Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis announced yesterday.

The agency is supporting a proposal that would require employers to give employees more information about pay and hours in order to cut back on violations and ensure workers receive overtime pay. Targeted groups include the health care and construction industries.

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