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LinkedIn Settles With Labor Department Over Wage Issue

  • Reuters, Tuesday, August 5, 2014 12:18 PM
Following an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor, LinkedIn has agreed to pay roughly $6 million in back overtime and damages to 359 current and former employees, Reuters reports. The investigation did find that the career-focused social networking company violated the country's wage law. “In a settlement announced by the Labor Department on Monday, LinkedIn will pay more than $3.3 million in retroactive overtime wages and more than $2.5 million in damages to workers in California, Illinois, Nebraska and New York,” Reuters reports.

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