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Legs & Regs: Firm to Pay $101,000 in Misclassification

December 13 2012

A&M Drywall Construction Inc. has agreed to pay $101,007 in back wages to 120 employees after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found that the company misclassified employees as independent contractors and failed to pay them proper overtime compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, according to the October issue of the Legs and Regs Advisor, produced by Staffing Industry Analysts in conjunction with employment law firm Littler Mendelson.

A&M Drywall Construction Inc. has agreed to pay $101,007 in back wages to 120 employees after an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division found that the company misclassified employees as independent contractors and failed to pay them proper overtime compensation in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, according to the October issue of the Legs and Regs Advisor, produced by Staffing Industry Analysts in conjunction with employment law firm Littler Mendelson.

The Department of Labor alleged A&M committed the wage and hour violations during work performed on a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense to design and build new headquarters in Quantico, Va.

The Legs & Regs Advisor also covers several other topics this month, including:

  • Ohio PEO Bill Moves Through House
  • Doctor Claiming Employee Misclassification Cannot Pursue Title VII Discrimination Claim
  • What the Presidential Election Results Mean for the Affordable Care Act

Corporate members of Staffing Industry Analysts can download the full report by clicking here.

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