Contact Name: Diana Petterson or Juan Rodriguez
Phone Number: (972) 850-4710 or x4703Email: Petterson.Diana@dol.gov or Rodriguez.Juan@dol.gov
Release Number: 15-0872-DAL
US Labor Department determines agencies illegally paid wages as per diem reimbursement
NEW ORLEANS — Six Gulf Coast staffing agencies have agreed to pay thousands of workers nearly $3.5 million in back wages afterU.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division investigators found part of their wages were mislabeled as "per diem" payments as reimbursement for expenses they never incurred.
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