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2010-07-22 12:19:00

SAN DIEGO, July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 700 construction employees who are building a new tower at San Diego's Rady Children's Hospital will be receiving $2.1 million in owed wages after officials with the Labor Commissioner's Office came to an agreement with the Hospital and its general contractor.

2010-06-16 15:25:00

WASHINGTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L.

2010-06-10 13:29:00

DAVIS, Calif., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- California State Labor Commissioner Angela Bradstreet today ordered Russell/Thompson, Inc., a framing contractor, to pay $1.3 million in wages and $200,000 in fines for failure to pay 74 employees the proper wage for their work at Tercero Housing Project at the University of California, Davis.

2010-06-03 10:19:00

Blountsville, Ala., employees also to receive $500,000 in overtime back wages BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that Tyson Foods Inc.

2010-05-19 09:32:00

Settlement covers workers in Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, New Mexico, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas and Utah SALT LAKE CITY, May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teleperformance USA, a Salt Lake City-based call center, has paid $1,978,147 in back wages to 15,862 workers for overtime violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

2010-03-02 08:30:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announces the publication of the 2009 Supplement to International Labor and Employment Laws, Volume I, Third Edition.

2010-02-11 12:20:00

Labor certification for temporary agricultural employment of H-2A workers in U.S. to strengthen worker protection for both American and foreign workers WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis today announced a new rule regarding the H-2A program.

2010-01-07 16:04:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2009 Cumulative Supplement to Wage and Hour Laws: A State-by-State Survey.

2009-11-30 11:06:00

New version incorporates recent changes to federal employment laws WASHINGTON, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S.

2009-11-24 14:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that workers from New United Motor Manufacturing Inc.

Word of the Day
  • The relation of a son or daughter to a parent: the correlative of paternity.
  • The establishment of a filial relation, specifically by adoption.
  • In law, the judicial determination of the paternity of a child, especially of a bastard; affiliation.
The word 'filiation' comes from a Latin word meaning 'legal right of a son'.