Attention, employers: It just got more expensive to violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

Cost of noncompliance goes up

Here are the DOL’s new maximum penalties for violating the:

  • FLSA: $2,050 for willful or repeated violations of minimum wage requirements, $13,072 for child labor law violations and $59,413 for child labor law violations resulting in the child’s death
  • FMLA: $176 for failing to properly notify employees of their rights under the act
  • OSHA: $134,937 for willful or repeated safety violations, and $13,494 for failing to post safety information or failing to abate safety threats, and
  • EPPA: $21,410 for violating the act.

Click here for the DOL’s complete list of fines and additional information.

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