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Monthly Archives: April 2022

DOL Cities Florida Employer For Labor Violations (Failure To Reimburse Fees)

By Scott Law Team |

On March 31st, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) cited an employer in Florida for wage and hour violations. The DOL assessed a $37,000 civil penalty and recovered nearly $10,000 in back wages for the affected workers. The enforcement action pertains to the company’s failure to properly reimburse nonimmigrant guest workers for certain fees…. Read More »

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DOL Recovers $105,000 On Behalf Of Employees From Florida Health Care Provider That Violated Overtime Laws

By Scott Law Team |

On January 4th, 2022, the Department of Labor (DOL) announced the recovery of $105,000 in unpaid overtime on behalf of several dozen employees in Florida. The DOL determined that HealthPlan Services Inc.—a medical industry benefits management company based in East Lake-Orient Park, Florida—failed to properly compensate employees for pre-shift work and did not count… Read More »

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Employment Law: Supreme Court Blocks OSHA Vaccine Mandate

By Scott Law Team |

In 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) put a workplace COVID-19 vaccine mandate in place for many large employers. In effect, the federal regulation required all employers with 100 or more workers to 1) require COVID-19 vaccination by January 6th, 2022, or 2) Put a program in place to test unvaccinated workers… Read More »

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