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“Department of Labor Targets Oil and Gas Industry on Wage and Hour Violations”

On August 29, 2012 by Schnader

Lindsey D. Alton and S. Elaine Diedrich co-authored the article “Department of Labor Targets Oil and Gas Industry on Wage and Hour Violations” in the August 2012 issue of The PIOGA Press. The authors discussed the recent article from the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”)¬†which notified employers that the DOL would be cracking down on wage violations and the misclassification of employees as independent contractors and steps employers could take to protect themselves.

The PIOGA Press is the monthly newsletter of the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association. PIOGA is the principal nonprofit trade association representing Pennsylvania’s independent oil and natural gas producers, marketers, service companies and related businesses.