U.S. Department Of Labor
The 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.
A 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.
The U.S. Department of Labor wants to know what happened to nearly $2 million allegedly missing from an Elmhurst company’s retirement plan.
The price of food is up, according to the federal government, and economists do not see a decline anytime soon.