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"The Wage and Hour Division is committed to ensuring that employees receive the wages they have legally earned for all the hours they have worked - including legally required overtime," said District Director
The Department offers numerous resources to ensure employers have the tools they need to understand their responsibilities and to comply with federal law, such as online videos (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/flsa/videos), confidential calls, or in-person visits to local WHD offices. In addition, WHD provides employers with compliance assistance resources related to overtime (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/overtimepay) to help them comply with the FLSA.
For more information about the FLSA (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/flsa/) and other laws enforced by the Wage and Hour Division, contact the Division's toll-free helpline at 866-4US-WAGE (487-9243). Employers who discover overtime or minimum wage violations may self-report and resolve those violations without litigation through the PAID program (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/paid). Information is also available at www.dol.gov/agencies/whd including a search tool (https://webapps.dol.gov/wow/?_ga=2.179942308.1095548219.1578067119-1552917416.1572111896) to use if you think you may be owed back wages collected by WHD.
WHD's mission is to promote and achieve compliance with labor standards to protect and enhance the welfare of the nation's workforce. WHD enforces federal minimum wage, overtime pay, recordkeeping, and child labor requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act. WHD also enforces the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, wage garnishment provisions of the Consumer Credit Protection Act, and a number of employment standards and worker protections as provided in several immigration related statutes. Additionally, WHD administers and enforces the prevailing wage requirements of the Davis Bacon Act and the Service Contract Act and other statutes applicable to federal contracts for construction and for the provision of goods and services.
The mission of the