Some Key West Restaurants recently found out that the Department of Labor means business when they were assessed $162,000 is back wages for overtime violations. Employers need to keep good records of hours worked, comply with wage and hour regulations and properly pay employees for time worked. It’s also important to under stand the rules governing exempt and non-exempt employees.

For more on this case check out the news release from the U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division.