US Department of Labor recovers $112,000 in overtime arrears and damages for 55 Houston-area home healthcare workers who were denied overtime

US Department of Labor recovers $112,000 in overtime arrears and damages for 55 Houston-area home healthcare workers who were denied overtime

V&R Health Care Services LLC violated overtime and record keeping requirements
Employer Names: V & R Health Care Services LLC

Investigation Site: 121 E. Magnolia, Suite 103

Friendswood, Texas 77546

Investigation Findings: The U.S. Department of Labor’s Division of Wage and Hour investigation found that V&R Health Care Services LLC – a home health care provider – was paying 55 workers regular overtime pay worked and did not accurately record time worked for employees. V&R Health Care Services provides companion, nursing and medical services at home.

Salary arrears recovery: $56,028 in overtime salary arrears

$56,028 in damages

Quote: “The U.S. Department of Labor is committed to ensuring that every employee receives the wages they rightfully earn. Most workers are required to receive additional half-time pay for hours over 40 hours per week,” said Wage and Hour Division District Manager Robin Mallett in Houston, Texas. “The Wage and Hour Division is available to help workers and employers understand their rights and responsibilities. against the law. We encourage all employers to review their pay practices and take advantage of the many tools we offer to help them understand the law and avoid costly penalties and damages for labor law violations. »

Agency Wages and Hours Division
Date September 13, 2022
Build number 22-1623-DAL

Read the full press release on the Department of Labor website here.

© Copyright 2022 US Department of LaborNational Law Review, Volume XII, Number 256

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