Another Financial Violation That Could Have Been Avoided

I always stress UNIFORMITY AND CONSISTENCY with policies and procedures. I am not an alarmist, I know how the US DOL OFCCP works.  The beauty of working with a former Compliance Officers/Investigators is our years of knowing what can cause issues.  See below: On April 30, 2015, Comcast entered into a Conciliation Agreement with OFCCP to address the notice of violation issued on March 22, 2011.  OFCCP determined that between March 2006 and September 2007 that Comcast in Everett, Washin...
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US Labor Department recovers more than $1.4M in back wages, damages for 300 employees of Long Island City plumbing and heating contractors

News Release WHD News Release: [04/21/2015] Contact Name: Andre J. Bowser or Ted Fitzgerald Phone Number: (617) 565-2074 or x2075 Email: Bowser.Andre.J@dol.gov or Fitzgerald.Edmund@dol.gov Release Number: 15-0470-NEW Danica Group LLC underpaid workers, misclassified some as independent contractors NEW YORK — The U.S. Department of Labor has obtained a settlement by consent judgment that provides for the recovery of $1.42 million in back wages and liquidated damages for more than 300 curre...
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Your Hiring policy Should Be Consistent and Clear

Hiring the right candidate can be a very difficult decision. For this reason, having a sound hiring policy can help your organization stay compliant while identifying the ideal candidate for the job. Everyone involved in the hiring process needs to be alerted to the policy and procedures included in hiring.  The hiring procedures must be outlined and followed as to avoid confusion, duplication, overlapping or overlooking a vital step.  Each company will probably have a unique hiring policy ...
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