Effective January 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor "DOL" has updated an FLSA rule which will allow an additional 1.2 million workers to be eligible for overtime. The DOL also announced the new minimum wage increase in the State of Florida.
The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is the agency assigned to investigate any potential allegations regarding workplace discrimination. We recommend that you contact a qualified labor and employment lawyer before filing a charge as a lawyer can explain in detail important circumstances to consider.
On November 13, Ms. Carrion participated in the 2019 Great American Teach-In where she discussed the importance of understanding child labor laws and provided local elementary school students with information regarding the federal and state laws that protect them.