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Trump Wage Chief Urges Public to Report Aggressive Investigators

Oct. 16, 2019, 8:12 PM

The head of the Labor Department office that enforces minimum wage and overtime pay requirements wants private attorneys’ assistance in flagging investigators who are improperly applying the law.

“If you see something, say something. If you don’t feel the law is being applied correctly somewhere, we do encourage you to run it up the chain,” said Cheryl Stanton, administrator of the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division, on a conference call hosted by the Federalist Society. “We are trying to look at the best way to become one Wage and Hour Division instead of 54 district offices.”

Stanton said strong ...