The Department of Labor (DOL) has been stepping up its enforcement efforts, especially in certain business sectors it has found to be prone to wage payment violations. For example, in the 2015 fiscal year, the DOL’s San Francisco District Office concluded more than 100 investigations of residential care facilities and nursing homes. In this program, you will gain a thorough understanding of the DOL’s investigation process, what’s at stake for your client when they are under investigation, and how to navigate the process to the best possible outcome.
- The DOL’s jurisdiction
- What powers the DOL has in an investigation
- Remedies and penalties
- Conciliation and consent decrees
- Best practices for employers
This is an intermediate-level program. Some employment law experience is assumed.