HMD 402 - President Taft created the department of Labor in...

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President Taft created the department of Labor in 1913, FLSA was passed in 1938. Whistleblowers: is a person who raises a concern about wrongdoing occurring in an organization or body of people, usually this person would be from that same organization. The revealed misconduct may be classified in many ways; for example, a violation of a law , rule, regulation and/or a direct threat to public interest , such as fraud , health/safety violations, and corruption . Hilton Case: The contract allowed the Hilton to fire Mui Chong only in the event of fraud, willful misconduct, or gross negligence. They tried to make her sign a release saying she could not sue if they paid her expenses back to the United States from Singapore. Her lawyer said that the Hilton failed at trial in its effort to justify Chong’s firing for gross negligence. Minimum Wage: $7.25 Tip- Credit : Employers of “tipped employees” must pay a cash wage of at least $2.13 an hour if they claim a tip credit against their minimum wage obligation. If an
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