DES MOINES The U.S. Department of Labor and the State of Iowa have signed a five-year Memorandum of Understanding to provide opportunities for the department’s Wage and Hour Division and the state’s Workforce Development agency to conduct joint investigations and outreach, and share training materials and other information as appropriate to ensure Iowa workers’ rights and wages are protected.

“The U.S. Department of Labor and Iowa Workforce Development are committed to working together proactively to provide compliance assistance and worker rights information to Iowa’s workers and employers,” said Wage and Hour Regional Administrator Michael Lazzeri in Chicago.This agreement will help to promote greater engagement and dialogue to hold employers who violate the law accountable and protect the rights of workers.”

Learn more about the Wage and Hour Division, including a search tool to use if you think you may be owed back wages collected by the division.

Learn more about Iowa Workforce Development.

 

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