Mark A Ivener, A Law Corporation

Category: WHD

WHD Orders Companies To Pay Back Wages, Penalties for H-1B Violations

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced on December 7, 2010, that it had obtained a consent order to recover $638,449 in back wages and interest from Peri Software Solutions, based in Newark, New Jersey, and its owner, Saravanan Periasamy, for H-1B violations. The company sponsored H-1B nonimmigrant programmer analysts to work… Read More

DOL Hits H-2A Employer With $1.3 Million in Back Wages, $136,500 in Fines

The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is assessing J&R Baker Farms LLC $1,311,644 in back wages owed to 244 workers and $136,500 in fines for violating provisions of the H-2A temporary agricultural worker program. WHD found that the vegetable farm allegedly failed to provide at least 75 percent of the hours promised… Read More