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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division exists to protect workers. Learn how the Wage and Hour can help if you are experiencing paycheck problems.
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is hosting a series of listening sessions to hear the public’s feedback on the current overtime regulations for white-collar workers and the potential impact from any changes to those regulations – and we want to hear from you.
Learn more about the Wage and Hour Division's new guidance in response to an increase in H-2B visas.
WHD is seeking comments on proposed changes to the Davis-Bacon Related Act Regulations.
The U.S. Department of Labor joins others during National Farmworker Awareness Week to honor farmworkers across the country.
Learn how the Wage and Hour Division is helping workers recover owed wages.
Starting Jan. 30, 2022, we’re raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 per hour.
In the past year, the Wage and Hour Division has held more than 70 listening sessions to identify ways to improve access to worker protections and services.
A transnational, multi-year investigation freed more than 100 trafficked workers in South Georgia who were brought to the U.S. fraudulently under the H-2A visa program.
Working during the holidays? Know your rights under federal wage and hour laws.