Has Anyone Been Confronted With The US Dept. Of Labor?

 
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Old 10-31-2017, 12:09 PM   #21
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ok well the only thing that they could find was 2 companies working out of the same office and they made up there own way of calculating the overtime issue. The auditor side we were turned in but the guy he said turned us in has never worked overtime the entire time he has worked here. We told the lawyer we want written prof but being the lawyer was not willing to go to bat for us (I think he was intimidated by the auditor) we finally settle at a lower rate just to get it over. Its not bad enough that Brent's no longer here but this crap is over the top. There are companies around here that don't even pay their employees that's why most of the good crews work for us. Because of all this crap my sister and niece are closing down both companies. Now we were the largest Drywall and paint company in eastern Oregon and one of the biggest in Tri-Cities Washington. Thanks for your input.

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Old 10-31-2017, 12:10 PM   #22
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ok well the only thing that they could find was 2 companies working out of the same office and they made up there own way of calculating the overtime issue. The auditor side we were turned in but the guy he said turned us in has never worked overtime the entire time he has worked here. We told the lawyer we want written prof but being the lawyer was not willing to go to bat for us (I think he was intimidated by the auditor) we finally settle at a lower rate just to get it over. Its not bad enough that Brent's no longer here but this crap is over the top. There are companies around here that don't even pay their employees that's why most of the good crews work for us. Because of all this crap my sister and niece are closing down both companies. Now we were the largest Drywall and paint company in eastern Oregon and one of the biggest in Tri-Cities Washington. Thanks for your input.
That's a damn shame.makes me sick to my stomach to hear that.I am sorry you had to go through all this
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Calculating overtime isn't an issue, it is settled Law.

The only thing dumber then ignoring the law is not even Knowing what laws you are breaking.

Integrity: it is when you act the same even when you think no one can punish you.....

I hope your replacements play and pay by the rules: Enjoy spending your bro's money.

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50-70 employees and $27,500.00 wasn't something that could have just been paid and then made sure you were fully compliant, lawyer, a good CPA so it doesn't happen again and keep going?

I'm sorry for your loss, and it seems there is more going on here. I wouldn't think this dispute caused the company to shut down, but more than likely it was no one to fill your brothers shoes.

Million dollar company and 27k is a lot?

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