Quick Guess: under what kind of presidential administration is a backlog of official employee complaints about wage and hour violations allowed to build up at the Department of Labor? A Republican presidential administration or a Democratic presidential administration?
If you guessed “Republican,” think again.
The staffers of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. […]
The staff of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor are tasked with investigating worker complaints to make sure that workers aren’t being abused by employers who exploit labor laws — by withholding pay, by refusing to grant overtime, by employing child labor, and otherwise exploiting people who are desperate for […]
Since 2001, the U.S. Department of Labor has been required by law to disclose the names of industries in various countries that use child labor or slave labor in the production of goods you might buy here in the United States. On September 27 2012, the Department of Labor’s latest disclosure includes a determination based […]
The United States Department of Labor has come out with a 194-page report in which it identifies products made in various countries under conditions where “there is a significant incidence of forced labor and/or child labor in production”.
The following are countries in which the Department of Labor finds there is a significant incidence of […]