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Department Of Labor Recovers $6 Million In Unpaid Wages in Fiscal Year 2000-2001

Department Of Labor Recovers $6 Million In Unpaid Wages in Fiscal Year 2000-2001
  • June 25, 2001

The Connecticut Department of Labor, Division of Wage and Workplace Standards, recently reported that it recovered more that $6 million in unpaid wages in FY 2000-2001. Of the $6 million, the Division recovered $1.22 million in minimum wage and overtime violations after audits and $1.92 million under Connecticut's prevailing wage laws.

The Division responded to 5,692 written complaints and 45,000 telephone inquiries and issued 1,693 correction notices for violations of child labor laws. The Division also received 60 complaints for FMLA violations.

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