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When the U.S. Department of Labor created the Office of Compliance Initiatives (OCI) in 2018, our main goals were to help employers comply with our laws and regulations and help workers understand their rights.
For 82 years, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) has protected America’s workers. Here are some resources that can help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities.
Employers: Learn about new requirements for providing paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and find compliance assistance resources.
New legislation provides paid leave for a number of #COVID19-related reasons. Here’s a breakdown.
Overtime pay rules were implemented on January 1, 2020. Here’s what you need to know.
Does your business employ extra workers during the holidays? Here's what you need to know about employment rules.
For the second year in a row, the Wage and Hour Division recovered a record amount of back wages for workers.
The Family and Medical Leave Act helps workers like Luc, a security guard in Boston, when they need time off to care for themselves or loved ones.
Special education teacher Bonnie Grant was entitled to job-protected leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act. So when she was terminated without warning, she was devastated.
Ruperto Valle Santamaria has spent the past several years anxiously watching from afar as crime has skyrocketed in his native El Salvador while he earns a living as a driver for a residential care facility in Southern California.