Tampa-area dry cleaner to pay 9 employees more than $50K in back wages and damages following US Labor Department investigation
Employer failed to pay minimum wage and overtime. SDA to cover this topic and other information from the U.S Dept of Labor that businesses need to know at the October Meeting in Albuquerque, NM.
Investigation findings: Investigators from the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division, Tampa District Office, found that Tender Touch Dry Cleaners violated the overtime, minimum wage and record keeping provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act. Specifically, the employer paid some of its workers straight-time wages for overtime hours worked, in cash, while paying others proper overtime on the books; paid a worker a salary that, when divided by the hours the employee worked, fell short of the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour; and did not keep records of hours worked by employees. READ MORE