New Pilot Program To Expedite Payment to American Workers

Posted 3/9/2018 9:30 PM by Guy Suetopka

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News: March 8, 2018

 

Fire Fighters

Secretary’s Remarks

This week, Secretary Acosta addressed the International Association of Fire Fighters 2018 Legislative Conference, where he voiced support for their work and addressed the challenges associated with work-related PTSD. He also spoke to members of the Latino Coalition about how President Trump is delivering jobs to all Americans.

 

Payment Pilot Announced

A new pilot, the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program, will expedite the return of back wages for American workers.

Payment Pilot Launched

 

Mine Safety

Mine Safety

In an op-ed this week, MSHA Assistant Secretary David Zatezalo addressed mine safety, saying, "MSHA is stepping up its efforts to ensure mine operators pay the safety and health fines for which they are responsible and comply with safety standards."

 

In Case You Missed It

Job Growth

Trench Cave-In

Casino Payment

Job Growth

Employment rose in 283 of the 346 largest U.S. counties between September 2016 and September 2017, according to a new report from BLS.

Trench Cave-In

OSHA cited a Florida utilities contractor after it exposed employees to trenching hazards, and proposed $271,606 in fines.

Casino Payment

An investigation in the Northern Mariana Islands found $13.9 million due to thousands of Chinese employees working on a casino and hotel.

Retirement Theft

Pool Wages

Carpentry Hazards

Retirement Theft

The former trustee of a California metal refinisher's employee pension benefit plan must pay $234,271 in restitution after an investigation found she had stolen plan funds.

Pool Wages

A Texas pool construction company will pay $115,786 in back wages to resolve overtime and recordkeeping violations, following a Wage and Hour investigation.

Carpentry Hazards

OSHA cited a Pennsylvania carpentry framing company for willful and serious safety and health hazards, and issued $213,318 in fines.

 

DOL Working For You

Wage Resources

Wage Resources

This Texas restaurant owner uses Department resources to make sure his operations are in compliance with federal wage and hour laws.

 

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