Labor Department Confronts ‘Epidemic’ of Wage-and-Hour Violations

Thomson Reuters News & Insight (06/07/2013) Carlyn Kolker At a recent conference at New York University Law School, Patricia Smith, the U.S. Department of Labor’s solicitor, said the agency faces an “epidemic” of wage-and-hour law violations, with workers across the nation being denied minimum wage and overtime. Smith said the department has shifted from complaint-based […]