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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. California Farm Labor Contractor Pays $143,078 in Back Wages to Resolve Wage Violations Found by U.S. Department of Labor

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

J. Carmen Mora – a Northern California farm labor contractor – has paid $143,078 in back wages to 199 employees after a U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division (WHD) investigation found multiple violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA). Additionally, WHD assessed the employer $23,048 in civil penalties.

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR: U.S. Department of Labor Investigation Results in Fresno Plumbing Company Paying $113,315 to Resolve Overtime Wage Violations

By Press release submission | Apr 30, 2019

After an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD), M&L Plumbing Co. Inc. – a plumbing company based in Fresno, California – will pay $113,351 in back wages due to 39 employees for violating overtime requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act's (FLSA).

U.S. labor secretary alleges Los Angeles companies failed to pay overtime wages

By Noddy A. Fernandez | May 14, 2018

LOS ANGELES – Two Los Angeles recycling centers are alleged to have failed to pay their employees overtime wages.

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