Department of Labor Announces New Funding Priorities

On March 4, 2014, the United States Department of Labor announced certain funding priorities in the President’s budget proposal including an increase of $41 million to fund enforcement of wage and hour laws and FMLA compliance. Additional Department of Labor budget priorities are: •Nearly $14 million to fund the misclassification…

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Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis honoring Veterans Day by encouraging US employers to put our military heroes to work

WASHINGTON — Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today released the following statement encouraging U.S. employers to commemorate the Veterans Day holiday Monday by making a commitment to hiring veterans: “On Monday, America will celebrate the sacrifices of the men and women who’ve served their country in the armed forces. I…

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Defunct West Chester, Pa., company and owner ordered to restore $661K+ in retirement plan assets following DOL lawsuit

WEST CHESTER, Pa. — The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a summary judgment ordering Compass Capital Partners Ltd. and owner Harris M. DeWese to restore $661,206 to the defunct West Chester company’s retirement plan. The judgment resolves a lawsuit filed by the department in August 2011 that alleged violations…

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DOL Suit Against Nationwide Supply

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against  Nationwide Supply Inc., operating as Business Outfitters in Cheyenne, Wyo.,  and Guy Baldino, the company’s president and owner, for failing to deposit  employee contributions into the company’s pension plan in violation of the  Employee Retirement Income…

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