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Fired after a health condition sent him to the hospital, Esmelyn contacted the Wage and Hour Division for help.
During National Mental Health Awareness Month, Seward Dinsmore reflects on his military service, mental health and a meaningful career with the Wage and Hour Division.
When Daryl took parental leave for the birth of his daughter, his company fired him - in violation of the law. So he called the Wage and Hour Division.
Wage theft is when an employer fails to pay workers some or all the wages that they earned. It disproportionately victimizes low-wage earners, including immigrants who may hesitate to report unscrupulous employers.
Garment workers who make the looks you love are paid some of the lowest wages in the nation, sometimes as little as $1.58 per hour – and these workers produce clothing for many retailers you know.
Because mandatory arbitration is on the rise, there are more workplaces where the Labor Department provides the only viable avenue for meaningful legal recourse when workers' rights are violated.
Our nation’s family caregivers are vital for the health and well-being of our communities.
If you’re a returned Peace Corps volunteer and you have a passion for public service, consider a career with the Wage and Hour Division.
We're putting $3.6 million in back wages into workers' pockets.
Over the past 30 years, we’ve helped 13,000 workers who were denied FMLA leave by their employers, 18,000 workers who were unjustly terminated, and 1,000 workers whose health benefits were not maintained as required by the law.