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Providing essential protections to essential workers is at the heart of our mission. Learn more about our renewed efforts to protect workers on the front lines.
As we emerge from the pandemic, eliminating misclassification is a critical economic recovery strategy. Here’s why:
The Essential Workers, Essential Protections initiative will ensure that workers know about the wage and hour laws that protect them – and how to contact us if they need help.
Effective April 9, 2021, the Wage and Hour Division will return to pursuing pre-litigation liquidated damages and leveraging this enforcement tool where appropriate.