It appears that the Department of Labor agrees.
Last week, it announced a nationwide pilot program—the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program—which will permit employers to self-report FLSA violations to the Department of Labor without risk of litigation or enforcement proceedings. It enables employers to resolve inadvertent minimum wage and overtime violations without litigation.
As explained by Bryan Jarrett, Acting Administrator for the DOL’s Wage and Hour Division:
At times, employers may be the first