DOL scours restaurants for labor law violations

Agency confirms increased focus on restaurant workers

Foodservice corporations, beware: The Department of Labor (DOL) is on the hunt for labor law violations at restaurants across the country.

The agency’s Wage and Hour Division is cracking down on violations of overtime and minimum-wage requirements, as well as child labor laws, with investigators reviewing randomly selected restaurants’ employment records, time cards and other paperwork, and responding to foodservice employee complaints.

Ashley Post

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