The Department of Labor is clear: human resources compliance is the law for employers of ALL sizes.
Each month, we compile the financial costs of Human Resources non-compliance for well-meaning small business owners who were ignorant of federal, state, and local employment regulations.
Early engagement with HR Allies identifies and reduces risk through solid Human Resources foundations that address and comply with employment regulations.
Can your business afford its own six-figure penalty for HR non-compliance? Read below to see how easily even the best-intentioned small businesses became just another costly headline.
US Department of Labor recovers $230K in back wages for 274 Austin-area restaurants’ workers denied full tips by employer | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)
Employment nonprofit settles race discrimination, retaliation claim with EEOC for $100,000 | HR Dive
NY bakery accused of discriminatory hiring to pay $850,000 | Miami Herald
Blue Sky Vision Pays $67,590 to Resolve EEOC Disability Discrimination Suit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Ranew’s Management Company to Pay $250,000 to Settle Disability Discrimination Lawsuit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (eeoc.gov)
US Department of Labor obtains judgment after investigation finds Michigan company failed to forward retirement contributions | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)
Wellpath Pays $75,000 to End Texas Religious Discrimination Suit (bloomberglaw.com)
Victory Automotive reaches disability lawsuit settlement – Sacramento Business Journal (bizjournals.com)
Louisiana medical center will pay $450K over 100%-healed policy | HR Dive
Shelley’s Septic Tank to Pay $82,500 to Settle EEOC Same-Sex Sexual Harassment and Retaliation Suit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Employer Solutions Group to Pay $95,000 to Settle EEOC Disability Discrimination and Retaliation Suit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Grocery chain pays $280,000 to settle deaf job applicants’ EEOC claims | Reuters
Activision Blizzard Settles Sex Discrimination and Harassment Claims for $18M | News | Tools | XpertHR.com
Federal court orders Massachusetts pizza restaurants, owner to pay $307K in back wages, damages to 14 employees after investigation, litigation | U.S. Department of Labor (dol.gov)
Harassment and Retaliation Lawsuit | U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission