February 23, 2010
Department of Labor Cites Robert Ferrari, Inc. for Labor Violations at Vineland, NJ Vegetable Farm
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Vision Payroll

The US Department of Labor (DOL) has announced that it has cited Robert Ferrari, Inc. for “child labor and minimum wage violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).”

According to the DOL, the investigation revealed both employment of individuals under the age of twelve and federal minimum wage violations. As a result, Ferrari was penalized $2,282 and $4,888, respectively. Additionally, a $700 penalty was assessed “for transportation and recordkeeping violations of the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Protection Act (MSPA).”

Due to the complexity of the laws involved and the penalties that may be assessed for violations thereof, Vision Payroll strongly recommends employers consult with competent labor law attorneys to ensure compliance.


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