Wage & Hour FAQ #2: What to Do When a Wage Hour Investigation Team Arrives to Start Auditing

Workers Compensation
Last month, we released our Wage and Hour Division Investigation Checklist for employers and have received terrific feedback with additional questions. Following up on your questions, we will be regularly posting FAQs as a regular feature of our Wage & Hour Defense Blog. In this post, we address an increasingly common issue that many employers are facing in light of aggressive government enforcement at the state and federal level from the Department of Labor. QUESTION: If a DOL team of Wage Hour Investigators arrive unannounced demanding the immediate production of payroll and tax records and access to employees for confidential interviews what should we do? ANSWER: An unannounced arrival to investigate signals some adverse information has been submitted to the DOL concerning your wage and hour practices from either an employee…
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Wage & Hour FAQ #1: How to Prepare for a Wage Hour Inspection

Workers Compensation
Earlier this month, we released our Wage and Hour Division Investigation Checklist for employers and have received a lot of great feedback with additional questions. Following up on that feedback, we will be regularly posting FAQs as a regular feature of our Wage & Hour Defense Blog. In this post, we address a common issue that many employers are facing in light of increased government enforcement at the state and federal level from the Department of Labor. QUESTION: “I am aware that my industry is being targeted by the DOL for audits and several of my competitors in the area are facing wage and hour investigations.  What should I be doing now to proactively prepare my company in the event we are next for an audit?” ANSWER:  Even though your company may not…
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Why Choosing An Expert Lawyer Is Important

Accident Law Attorneys
With the number of cars and other vehicles travelling on the roads growing and the number of poor drivers that you see, it is almost inevitable that you will be involved in an accident of one sort or another, hopefully it will be a minor one. With so many cars on the road, there is less space for everyone to manoeuvre and with vehicles moving at ever-increasing speeds with every other driver using their phones, an accident is almost waiting for you. Your hope is that it is not a major misfortune, but any accident where you are personally injured may lead you to need to organise your road traffic accident compensation claims. Because accidents do happen. Statistics show that there is an unfortunate chance that you will be injured…
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10 Essential Tips for Road Accident Claims

Solicitor
Road Traffic Accidents are an unfortunate part of life and being insured just isn’t enough. We all fall in to the trap of thinking insurance companies are there to help us when in fact its to payout as less as possible when you make a car accident claim. Therefore this guide will help you and give you tips on what to do when you have had an accident. It will try and help you make the process from accident to potential payout as smooth as possible. These tips are based on years of experience in dealing with insurance companies and road accident victims. Document. Make sure that you write down or take note of everything regarding the accident as soon as you can. The one thing that will always strengthen…
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Claim for whiplash compensation if you’ve got whiplash in an accident

Accident Claims
With accidents turning really common nowadays, there are a lot of cases in which the accidents have impacted people in different ways. Whiplash is one such injury which is caused by the accident to the rear end of the car. Hypertension and sudden flexion of the neck joint is the common area where the backlash of whiplash really affects. This can result in the dislocation of the vertebrae, the joints on the upper body part and nerves and tissues. Whiplash is generally considered to be a minor accident but if it is not treated immediately it can turn into a long term effect. The pain is generally chronic and the accident victim suffers it for a long time sometimes lifelong especially when there is exertion on the affected part of…
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