TEMPE, Az. – Custom window and door maker Southwest Windows & Doors must pay $577,997 to 109 of its employees for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act's overtime requirements.
An investigation by the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division found that the company failed to pay overtime to employees after they exceeded 40 hours in a week. The company also failed to maintain records of all the hours worked by employees, as required.
“Employers must pay their employees all the wages they have legally earned for their work,” said Wage and Hour District Director Eric Murray in Phoenix.
“Even when employers pay workers on a per-unit basis, they still must track the hours those employees work, and pay overtime when they exceed 40 in a workweek. We encourage employers and employees to call us for assistance to improve their understanding of the labor standards and learn about our on-line educational tools to avoid violations like those found in this investigation.”
Google is currently showing that this company is permanently closed.
Information about the Fair Labor Standards Act can be found here.
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