When it comes to FLSA enforcement, the notion of a a more employer-friendly DOL is quite foreign to HR pros. But with the agency’s latest move, it seems like that’s exactly what it’s going for.
The DOL just announced a new pilot program called the Payroll Audit Independent Determination (PAID) program.
Under PAID, employers would conduct self-audits of its FLSA compliance and, if they discover wage-and-hour violations, come forward to the DOL to correct mistakes and provide back wages in an expedited manner.
The incentive for turning yourself in: Employers that voluntarily self-report and work with