U.S. Department of Labor signs agreement with Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The U.S. Department of Labor`s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Equal Rights Division of the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development.

The three-year agreement paves the way for the two agencies to work together more easily and to communicate more efficiently and effectively, providing an opportunity for the agencies to conduct joint investigations, conduct joint outreach, share training materials and other information as appropriate. WHD`s District Office in Minneapolis, Minnesota, signed the agreement. The office serves Minnesota and Wisconsin.

"The U.S. Department of Labor and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development are committed to working together proactively to provide compliance assistance and worker rights information to Wisconsin`s employers," said Wage and Hour Regional Administrator Michael Lazzeri in Chicago, Illinois. "This agreement will help to promote greater engagement and dialogue with employers and employees in Wisconsin and ensure workers` rights are protected, while maximizing the efficiency of the work of both agencies."

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