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Fact Sheet #24:
Homeworkers Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

Minimum Wage and Overtime

FLSA e-laws
Minimum Wage Poster

Garment Press Releases

Labor Department Enforcement Reaches 10-Year High: Wage and Hour Division Recovers $175 Million for Workers
ESA News Release: [12/18/2002]

U.S. Department of Labor Fines Wins of California and Win Fashion $337,000 for Repeated and Willful Wage Violations
OPA News Release: [10/09/2002]

Labor Department Files Charges of Retaliation Against Danmar Finishing Corp.
OPA News Release: [06/17/2002]

U.S. Department of Labor Sues Brooklyn Garment Shop for Wage Violations
OPA News Release: [05/01/2002]

Labor Secretary Elaine L. Chao Announces Increased Compliance in Garment Industry Compliance Assistance Seen As Effective Tool To Improve Working Conditions
OPA News Release: [03/28/2002]

Garment Shops Fined $270,000 for Violating Federal Labor Laws

OPP, Alabama., Manufacturer Pays More Than $75,000 in Back Wages

New Jersey Garment-Sewing Shops Re-Inspected by U.S. Labor Department; More than Half Still Violating Minimum Wage and Overtime Law [10/16/00]

Chinatown Garment Operators Sentenced for Making False Statements to Federal Investigators [9/7/00]

Only One-Third of Southern California Garment Shops in Compliance With Federal Labor Laws [8/25/00]

Los Angeles Garment Manufacturer Must Pay Back Wages of $179,006, Civil Penalties of $10,000 [3/7/00]

Conditions in New York City's Garment Industry Unchanged, but Tougher Enforcement Leads to Arrests [10/15/1999]

Labor Department Recovers $247,000 in Back Pay for South El Monte Garment Workers [09/13/99]

U. S. Labor Department Recovers More Than $100,00 for Garment Workers in Brooklyn's Sunset Park Factories [07/06/99]


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