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DOL INCREASES CIVIL PENALTY AMOUNTS FOR 2020 Is your Organization Prepared? Are your employees receiving required notices?

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DOL INCREASES CIVIL PENALTY AMOUNTS FOR 2020
Is your Organization Prepared? Are your employees receiving required notices?
Wage and Hour
Repeated or willful violations of minimum wage or overtime requirements (FLSA)
Up to $2,014 for each violation
Up to $2,050 for each violation
Violations of child labor laws
Up to $12,845 for each employee subject to the violation
Up to $13,072 for each employee subject to the violation
Willful failure to post FMLA general notice
Up to $173 for each separate offense
Up to $176 for each separate offense
Employee Benefits
Failure to file an annual report (Form 5500) with the DOL (unless a filing exemption applies)
Up to $2,194 per day
Up to $2,233 per day
Failure of a multiple employer welfare arrangement (MEWA) to file an annual report (Form M-1) with the DOL
Up to $1,597 per day
Up to $1,625 per day
Failure to furnish plan-related information requested by the DOL
*Under ERISA, administrators of employee benefit plans must furnish to the DOL, upon request, any documents relating to the employee benefit plan.
 
Up to $156 per day, but not to exceed $1,566 per request
Up to $159 per day, but not to exceed $1,594 per request
Failure to provide the annual notice regarding CHIP coverage opportunities
*This notice applies to employers with group health plans that cover residents of states that provide a premium assistance subsidy under a Medicaid or CHIP program.
Up to $117 per day for each failure (each employee is a separate violation)
Up to $119 per day for each failure (each employee is a separate violation)
For 401(k) plans, failure to provide blackout notice or notice of right to divest employer securities
Up to $139 per day
Up to $141 per day
Failure to provide summary of benefits and coverage (SBC)
Up to $1,156 per failure
 
Up to $1,176
per failure
 
Employee Safety – OSH Act
Violation of posting requirement
Up to $13,260 for each violation
Up to $13,494 for each violation
Other-than-serious violation
Up to $13,260 for each violation
Up to $13,494 for each violation
Serious violation
Up to $13,260 for each violation
Up to $13,494 for each violation
Willful violation
Between $9,472 and $132,598 per violation
Between $9,639 and $134,937 per violation
Uncorrected violation
Up to $13,260 per day until the violation is corrected
Up to $13,494 per day until the violation is corrected
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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319 Littleton Rd
Westford MA 01886
www.totalhrsol.com
 
 
978-298-5454
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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