Chicago Restaurant To Pay $339,000 In Wage-Violation Case: FedsFabulous Freddies will pay nearly $170,000 in back wages and an equal amount in damages, labor officials said.
Challenger: Job Market Is In Holding PatternThe U.S. Department of Labor issues its key monthly jobs report for August Friday morning, but another report today suggests the job market is in something of a holding pattern.
Skokie Cleaning Business Must Pay $500K In Unpaid Wages, Damages To WorkersA Skokie-based cleaning service that misclassified employees as independent contractors, depriving them of minimum wage and overtime they had earned must pay $501,893.44 in back wages and liquidated damages for 75 workers a federal judge ordered this week.
Labor Department: Elmhurst Firm Depleted Retirement FundThe U.S. Department of Labor wants to know what happened to nearly $2 million allegedly missing from an Elmhurst company's retirement plan.
Food Prices Expected To Stay HighThe price of food is up, according to the federal government, and economists do not see a decline anytime soon.