Labor Department Partners With ABA in Lawyer Referral Program


The ABA Journal reports on a new access to justice initiative between the American Bar Association and the US Department of Labor that addresses the need for legal help for people who have filed administrative complaints regarding minimum wage violations and other complaints handled by the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division.

In a typical year, more than 35,000 workers contact the Wage and Hour Division with complaints, according to the Labor Department’s Office of Public Affairs. Most are resolved, but thousands can’t be resolved because of limited capacity.

READ the FULL STORY at the ABA Journal Website.

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