DOLI Requires Company to Pay $300,000.
A Connecticut-based landscaping company will have to pay $300,000 in back wages and penalties for alleged violations of the law in hiring H-2B visa workers. Under a consent order announced recently, they will pay $280,000 in back wages to workers the Department of Labor asserts were underpaid and another $20,000 in penalties for violating the law.
The federal H-2B program allows employers to hire temporary workers from oversees if they are unable to fill the positions with domestic workers. The law also requires that temporary […]