Are Unpaid Internships Illegal in Arizona?

By Lindsay G. Leavitt To pay, or not to pay? For Arizona employers offering internships, that is the question. Since the Great Recession, the number of unpaid internships has mushroomed, presumably because employers desire to reduce costs while students still need to bolster their resumes. What for-profit employers need to…

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US Labor Department initiative on Long Island, NY, nets more than $2.3 million in back wages for 578 restaurant workers affected by labor law violations

Multiyear effort aims to protect workers, -abiding employers against industry noncompliance WESTBURY, N.Y. — An ongoing enforcement initiative  conducted by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has found  widespread noncompliance with the minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping  provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act among full-service restaurants…

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US Labor Department enforcement initiative recovers more than $1 million in back wages for 295 New Jersey gas station workers

Wage and Hour Division investigations found labor violations at BP and other gas stations MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J. — The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is conducting a multi-year enforcement initiative focusing on the gas station industry in New Jersey, where it has found consistent and widespread noncompliance with…

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