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NEW LAW: US DOL Increases the Penalties for Violations of Several Laws

It’s that time of the year again …

The Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 was amended and is required to annually adjust the civil monetary penalty levels due to inflation ideally no later than January 15 of each year. However due to funding issues the final 2019 ruling was delayed just a bit this year.

But don’t worry, the Department of Labor Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2019 regarding the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and for Occupation Safety and Health Association (OSHA) is now available.

FLSA
The DOL has established that employers who repeatedly or willfully violate federal minimum wage or overtime requirements under the FLSA will receive a maximum penalty of $2,014; an increase from $1,964. Continue reading NEW LAW: US DOL Increases the Penalties for Violations of Several Laws