DOL recovers record $322M in back wages during FY 2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced its Wage and Hour Division (WHD) had recovered a record $322 million in wages owed to workers during fiscal year (FY) 2019. The WHD also set a new record for compliance assistance events, holding more than 3,700 educational outreach events in FY 2019—including on-the-ground presentations and training—to help job creators understand their responsibilities under the law.

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