Obama Budget Heralds Wage-And-Hour Crackdown

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:05 PM EST) -- The budget that President Barack Obama submitted to Congress on Tuesday seeks a noteworthy sum to boost the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division's enforcement capabilities, which attorneys say signals that cracking down on workplace pay issues remains a top priority for the administration. 

The president's proposed budget for the 2015 fiscal year would give the DOL $11.8 billion in discretionary funding, along with new, dedicated mandatory funds. While the budget would leave the allocation of funds to most of the department's agencies relatively...
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