Each year in the United States, tens of thousands of workers are made sick or die from occupational exposures to the thousands of hazardous chemicals that are used in workplaces every day. R... Read more
The U.S. Department of Labor obtained a consent judgment to recover $1.3 million in back wages for thousands of current and former employees of kgb USA Inc., the world’s largest independent... Read more
When employees are misclassified as independent contractors, everyone – except for the company doing the misclassifying – loses. Workers are deprived of wage-and-hour protections, such as th... Read more
In 1974, when Congress expanded the protections of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to “domestic service” workers, it also created a limited exemption from the minimum wage and overtime... Read more
An administrative judge has ordered a Pennsylvania mining company to pay $900,000 in fines related to the 2006 explosion that killed a miner and resulted in criminal charges against three ot... Read more
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