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    • "The U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division (WHD) is responsible for administering and enforcing some of the nation's most important worker protection laws. WHD is committed to ensuring that workers in this country are paid properly and for all the hours they work, regardless of immigration status.

      If you have questions or concerns, you can contact us at 1-866-487-9243 or visit You will be directed to the nearest WHD office for assistance. There are WHD offices throughout the country with trained professionals to help you."

      ā¯—Filing a complaint only requires calling your local DOL WHD Office and providing the details of your leave dates, certification, communications with employer, and other information and evidence relevant to the investigation.  The process is generally very fast and efficient and provides options to aggrieved employees to file litigation for FMLA interference. Damages in FMLA cases can be up to 3x the employees lost wages