u.s. department of labor

Halliburton Ordered To Pay Back Wages To Wyoming Employees
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered Halliburton to pay 27 employees in Wyoming $506,000 in back wages as part of an $18.3 million settlement with employees nationwide, an agency spokeswoman said. During a years-long effort, the department’s Wage and Hour Division found Halliburton incorr…
Department Of Labor Withdraws Youth Agriculture Restrictions
Thursday evening the U.S. Department of Labor announced that proposed rules to restrict youth from working in agriculture would be withdrawn by the Administration. The new restrictions would have banned teenagers from certain livestock work and eliminated 4-H and FFA training certifications, limitin…
Agricultural Child Labor Law Open For Comment
Proposed changes to U.S. agricultural child labor laws are open for comment by the U.S. Department of Labor. Comments are being taken on a reinterpretation of the parental exemption. Michael Hancock with the labor department says the changes identify areas in agriculture where children should not be…