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DOL Recovers $142K in Back Wages for FFCRA Paid Leave and FLSA Minimum Wage Violations

August 05, 2020

The DOL’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has continued its FFCRA enforcement efforts, recently announcing separately settlements with four employers recovering $47,053 in back wages for 20 employees: employer terminated employee for trying to use FFCRA leave,employer denied paid leave for doctor-ordered quarantine, and employer denied paid leave to care for children. The WHD also recovered $95,120 in back wages for 99 employees due to reported Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage violations.