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Company: DirecTV
Current Parent CompanyAT&T
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Penalty: $395,000
Year: 2015
Date: October 22, 2015
Offense Group: employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: Fair Labor Standards Act
Violation Description: An investigation by the Wage and Hour Division found DirecTV, and Kent, Washington-based installation subcontractor Lantern Light Corp., doing business as Advanced Information Systems, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act's minimum wage, overtime and record-keeping provisions. Investigators found that DirecTV and Advance Information Systems paid employees on a piece-rate basis, which resulted in their hourly rates falling below the federal minimum wage.
Level of Government: federal
Action Type: agency action
Agency: Labor Department Wage and Hour Division
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Facility State: Washington
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Texas
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
Specific Industry of Current Parent: telecommunications
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