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What else do they look for during a Department of Labor (DOL) gov. compliance audit?

What else do they look for during a Department of Labor (DOL) gov. compliance audit? During a DOL gov. compliance audit, the investigator covers many areas of your business. The primary focus is on your pay records.   DOL investigators also usually review the employer's adherence to federal child-labor laws, which prescribe the number of hours and times of day-night youths may work, as well as the jobs they may perform. Click here for a link to the DOL’s FAQ on child labor laws   DOL investigators will also perform at least a cursory analysis of the employer's compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act and will make sure mandatory posters are displayed. See DOL's Web site for poster information. Click here for a link to the DOL’s FMLA information page Modern Business Associates helps our clients deal with DOL gov. compliance audit issues. As a Professional Employee Organization, our clients rely on us to help them ef ...

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Avoiding dangers in first five minutes of a U.S. Department of Labor Audit

Avoiding dangers in first five minutes of a U.S. Department of Labor Audit The manager at one of your locations notices an individual enter the establishment. The manager, assuming the individual is a customer, approaches to ask whether he can be of assistance. The individual is not a customer at all; instead, flashing her badge, she reveals she is a wage-and-hour investigator with the U.S. Department of Labor. Is your company prepared? Do your managers know how to respond to the investigator? Here are some top tips in what to do now, so you are prepared for a Dept. of Labor audit. Have an attorney or human resources professional audit your wage-and-hour practices, and review them at least annually. Make sure managers know what to do in the event the DOL comes knocking at the door. Make sure front-line staff know not to volunteer records or information on the spot to Dept. of Labor agents. They should ensure the investigator that the organization will be cooperative and politel ...

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